Special Symposia 2017

Special Symposia are not-to-be-missed presentations & Award Lectures led by leading researchers and clinicians

Identified by the ACRM Program Committee, SPECIAL SYMPOSIA refer to one or more symposium in each block of concurrent sessions, luncheon lectures, and award lectures that have extra-wide appeal


BRAIN INJURY

David Cifu, MD
Herman J. Flax, MD Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Ann McKee, MD
Director, CTE Center; Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Boston University/ VA Medical Center

Jennie L. Ponsford, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology and Director, Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Monash University
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Sarah B. Rockswold, MD
Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence
Hennepin County Medical Center
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Featured Session >>> Donald G. Stein, PhD
Asa G. Candler Professor, Distinguished Professor
Emory University

Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

Lyn Turkstra, PhD
Professor and Assistant Dean, Speech-Language Pathology
McMaster University

Pediatric Rehabilitation Award Winner
Cross-tagged as Pediatric Rehabilitation

Stacy Suskauer, MD
Research Scientist
Kennedy Krieger Institute

Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua
Cross-tagged as Stroke, Clinical Practice

John Banja, PhD
Emory University

Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana


CANCER

Michael Stubblefield, MD
Medical Director for Cancer Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation; National Medical Director for Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical


CLINICAL PRACTICE

David Cifu, MD
Herman J. Flax, MD Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

Marcel Dijkers, PhD, FACRM
Research Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cross-tagged as Measurement

Tessa Hart, PhD, FACRM
Institute Scientist, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Cross-tagged as Measurement

Eric Leskowitz, MD
Director, Integrative Medicine Task Force, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Cross-tagged as CIRM

Jennie L. Ponsford, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology and Director, Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Monash University
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

David Rhew, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics America
Cross-tagged as Technology

Sarah B. Rockswold, MD
Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence
Hennepin County Medical Center
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

Robert Teasell, MD, FRCP
Professor and Director of Research, Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Cross-tagged as Stroke

John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM
Director, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Cross-tagged as Measurement

Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury, Stroke

John Banja, PhD
Emory University

Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana


COMPLEMENTARY, INTEGRATIVE REHABILITATION MEDICINE

Eric Leskowitz, MD
Director, Integrative Medicine Task Force, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice


MEASUREMENT

Marcel Dijkers, PhD, FACRM
Research Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Tessa Hart, PhD, FACRM
Institute Scientist, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM
Director, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice


NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE

Michele K. York, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Mohammed Sanjak, PhD, PT
Carolinas HealthCare System


NEUROPLASTICITY

Leora Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, CCC-SLP
Scientific Chair: Think & Speak Lab and Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences & Disorders
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University
Cross-tagged as Stroke

Mark Hallett, MD
Chief, Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, NIH


PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION

Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

Lyn Turkstra, PhD
Professor and Assistant Dean, Speech-Language Pathology
McMaster University

Pediatric Rehabilitation Award Winner
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury

Stacy Suskauer, MD
Research Scientist
Kennedy Krieger Institute


SPINAL CORD INJURY

Steven Kirshblum, MD
Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program
Kessler Institution for Rehabilitation


STROKE

Leora Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, CCC-SLP
Scientific Chair: Think & Speak Lab and Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences & Disorders
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University
Cross-tagged as Neuroplasticity

Robert Teasell, MD, FRCP
Professor and Director of Research, Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA
Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Cross-tagged as Technology

Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua
Cross-tagged as Brain Injury, Clinical Practice

John Banja, PhD
Emory University

Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana


TECHNOLOGY

David Rhew, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics America
Cross-tagged as Clinical Practice

Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA
Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Cross-tagged as Stoke


CROSS-CUTTING

Featured Session: Funding SessionFEATURED SESSION: Federal Funding Opportunities & Initiatives for Rehabilitation



ACRM Annual ConferenceProgress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR#2017)
CORE: 25 - 28 OCT 2018 // HILTON ATLANTA, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE 23 - 25 OCT


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