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ACRM Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017

“Chat with the Experts”

ACRM Conference Chat with the Experts 2017

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“Chat with the Experts” is a series designed to connect you with the LEADING EXPERTS. Bring your burning questions and enjoy camaraderie and connections in a casual setting.

It’s all happening in between sessions in the ACRM EXPO Hall during CORE days THU & FRI mornings


  • Pediatrics with Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD, Stacy Suskauer, Cristina Sadowsky, and Angela Ciccia
  • Neurodegenerative / Neuroplasticity / Community-based rehabilitation with Mark A. Hirsch, PhD, Patricia Heyn, Marie Cavallo, PhD, CHC, CHPC, and Erwin E. H. van Wegen, PhD
  • CVA / Brain Injury / Spinal Cord Injury / Military with Janet P. Niemeier, PhD, ABPP (RP) and Amy Wagner
  • Complimentary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine (CIRM) with Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, Barbara Siminovich-blok, MS, Lac, Nicole Sasson, MD, Lac, Eric (Rick) Leskowitz, MD

THU // 9:30am – 10:15am

“Are children different than adults in (re)habilitation?”

ACRM Conference Chat with the Experts 2017: Pediatrics Session 1

Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD, Senior Health Scientist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stacy Suskauer, MD, Research Scientist, Brain Injury Recovery, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Cristina Sadowsky, MD, Clinical Director, International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Angela Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Neurodegenerative / Neuroplasticity / Community-based Rehabilitation
THU // 9:30am – 10:15am

“From neurons to neighborhoods”

“Chat with the Experts” at ACRM Conference: ATLANTA HILTON: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017

Mark A. Hirsch, PhDCarolinas Rehabilitation, Department of PM&R, Carolinas Medical Center

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

Marie Cavallo, PhD, CHC, CHPCAssociate Chief Compliance Officer, AHRC New York City

Erwin E. H. van Wegen, PhD, Associate Professor, Amsterdam University

CVA / Brain Injury / Spinal Cord Injury / Military
FRI // 9:30am – 10:15am

“Are there gender differences in outcome?”

Janet P. Niemeier, PhD, ABPP (RP), Senior Research Director, Carolinas HealthCare System

Amy Wagner, MD, Associate Director, PM&R Rehabilitation Research, University of Pittsburgh

Complimentary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine (CIRM):
FRI // 9:30am – 10:15am

“Latest CIRM Approaches & Research in Rehabilitation”

“Chat with the Experts” at ACRM Conference: ATLANTA HILTON: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB, Research Scientist, Clinical Instructor, Department of
PM&R, New York University

Barbara Siminovich-blok, MS, Lac, ND, NCCAOM DPL, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of PM&R, New York University School of Medicine

Nicole Sasson, MD, Lac, MD, LAc, Chief, Clinical Associate Professor, New York University School of Medicine, Rusk Institute

Eric (Rick) Leskowitz, MD, Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

ACRM Annual ConferenceProgress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR#2017)

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