2018 ACRM Conference general header DALLAS 2018

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA are not-to-be-missed presentations & award lectures led by leading researchers and clinicians

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA refer to one or more symposium in each block of concurrent sessions, luncheon lectures, and award lectures that have extra-wide appeal.

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Powerhouse Presenters at ACRM Annual Conference DALLAS 2018

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PLENARY SESSIONS >>

SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: BRAIN INJURY >>

“Practice Guidelines for Disorders of Consciousness: Report of the AAN-ACRM-NIDILRR Guideline Development Panel”

Joseph Giacino, PhD, FACRM
Director & Associate Professor, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine

Douglas Katz, MD, FACRM
Professor & Medical Director, Boston University & Braintree Rehab

John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM
Director, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

Nicholas Schiff, MD
Jerold B. Katz Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medicine

See Part I in Online Program >>
See Part II in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: CANCER

“Report from the American College of Sports Medicine’s Interdisciplinary Cancer Exercise Roundtable”

Nicole Stout, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA
Consultant, 3eServicesLLC

Julie Silver, MD
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Director Cancer Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School & Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

Catherine Alfano, PhD
Vice President, Survivorship, American Cancer Society, Inc.

Andrea Cheville, MD
Director Cancer Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic

See Part I in Online Program >>
See Part II in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: COMPLEMENTARY INTEGRATIVE REHABILITATION MEDICINE

“Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback as a Rehabilitation Tool: An Exercise that Improves Health and Resilience”

Paul Lehrer, PhD, BCB
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: CROSS-CUTTING

“Treatment Infidelity: Causes, Consequences, and Cures”

Gitendra Uswatte, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Tessa Hart, PhD
Institute Scientist & Director, TBI Clinical Research Laboratory, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

See in Online Program >>

 

2nd Annual Women in Rehabilitation Science Symposium

Julie Silver, MD
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Director Cancer Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School & Spaulding Rehabilitation Network

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB
Assistant Professor & Research Scientist, NYU School of Medicine Dept of Neurology & Rehabilitation

Arzu Guclu-Gunduz, PT, PhD
Associate Professor, Gazi University, Institute of Health Sciences

Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM
Associate Professor, Univ. of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Mark Hirsch, PhD
Senior Scientist, Carolinas Medical Center, Carolinas HealthCare System

Douglas Katz, MD
Professor / Medical Director, Boston University / Braintree Rehab

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH

“Post-Acute Health Services Research: Many Challenges, Many More Opportunities”

James Graham, PhD, DC
Associate Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch

Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
Professor & Director, University of Texas Medical Branch

Natalie Leland, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Amol Karmarkar, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch

Tracy Mroz, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD
Associate Professor & Director of Health Policy and Implementation Science, Duke University

See in Online Program >>

 


BRUCKER SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: INTERNATIONAL

“Ears, Eyes and Mind: The SENSE-Cog Project to Promote Well-Being for Elderly Europeans”

Iracema Leroi, MD, FRCPC, MRCPsych
Professor/Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry, University of Manchester/Greater Manchester Mental Health & NHS Foundation Trust

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: MEASUREMENT

“Big Data in Stroke: Current Applications and Future Possibilities”

Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD, OTR
Professor & Director, University of Texas Medical Branch

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE

“Intricate Association Between Motor & Cognition: Evidence of Neurophysiological and Behavioral Outcomes”

James Carollo, PhD, PE
Associate Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM
Associate Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Melike Kahya, PT, MS
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Kansas Medical Center

Hannes Devos, PhD, DRS
Director, Laboratory for Advanced Rehabilitation Research in Simulation (LARRS), University of Kansas Medical Center

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: NEUROPLASTICITY

“Closed-loop Stimulation of Temporal Cortex Improves Memory”

Youssef Ezzyat, PhD
Senior Data Scientist, University of Pennsylvania

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION

“Access to Care for Children with Disabilities”

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

See in Online Program >>

 

Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium: “There’s Always Something That Works: Lessons from 20 Years of Collaboration with Mark Ylvisaker”

Timothy Feeney, PhD
Chief Knowledge Officer, Belvedere Health Services and The Mill School

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: SPINAL CORD INJURY

“Health Care Reform and Rehabilitation for People with Spinal Cord Injury”

Gerben DeJong, PhD
Director of the Center for Post-acute Innovation and Research, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: STROKE

“Transforming Clinical Practice in Stroke Rehabilitation”

Robert Teasell, MD, FRCP (C)
Professor, Director of Research, Parkwood Institute

See in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: TECHNOLOGY

“Development and Testing of Wearable Technology to Monitor/Model for Recovery of Function After Neurologic Injury”

David Reinkensmeyer, PhD
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California Irvine

Catherine Lang, PT, PhD
Professor of Physical Therapy, Neurology, Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

See Part I in Online Program >>
See Part II in Online Program >>

 


SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: ARTS & NEUROSCIENCE

“Music and Memory: Neurorehabilitation and Treatment Implications”

Ron Hirschberg, MD
Consultant / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospita

Brian Harris, MA, MT-BC, NMT/F
Neurologic Music Therapist Fellow, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

See in Online Program >>

 


OTHER HIGH-IMPACT SESSIONS

These HIGH-IMPACT Sessions include the Memorial Chautauqua, Hot Topics in rehab, award lectures, and MORE!

 

BERROL MEMORIAL CHAUTAUQUA

“How Much Does Ruse Matter in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation?”

Ross Zafonte, DO, FACRM
Chairperson, PM&R, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Leon Morales-Quezada, MD, MSc, PhD, MPH
Associate Research Director, Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Ginger Polich, MD
Clinical Fellow in Brain Injury Medicine, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

See in Online Program >>

 

HOT TOPICS IN STROKE

“Stroke Caregiver Readiness: Coming Full Circle”

Barbara Lutz, PhD, RN, CRRN, PHNA-BC, FAHA, FNAP, FAAN
McNeill Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Molly Trammell, PT, MPT, PT
Baylor University

See in Online Program >>

 

“Addressing Mental Health in Stroke Rehabilitation”

Jaclyn Schwartz, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Florida International University

See in Online Program >>

 

HOT TOPICS IN PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION

“Critical Transitions: Clinical and Research Blitz”

Angela Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University

See in Online Program >>

 

SCI-ISIG HOT TOPIC

“Behavioral Interventions to Promote Healthy Diet and Weight Among People with SCI”

Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, PhD
Associate Director of Research, Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

See in Online Program >>

 

ACRM Distinguished Lecturer in Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Care

“Integrating Research, Practice and Policy Agendas to Transform Cancer Rehabilitation Care”

Catherine Alfano, PhD
Vice President, Survivorship, American Cancer Society, Inc

See in Online Program >>

 

PEDIATRIC AWARD LECTURE

“New Perspective in Pediatric Onset Myelitis”

Benjamin Greenberg, MD, MHS
Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

See in Online Program >>

 


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ACRM Annual Conference | Progress in Rehabilitation Research
CORE: 30 SEPT – 3 OCT 2018 // Hilton Anatole, DALLAS, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE: 28 Sept – 30 SEPT

Although significant changes are not anticipated, the schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.