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Powerhouse Speakers: ACRM Conference: ATLANTA HILTON: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017 Translation to clinical practice


PLENARY Presentations

PLENARY I: Gary R Ulicny, PhD, FACRM

President and CEO
GRU Healthcare

PLENARY II: David Shurtleff, PhD

Acting Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institute of Health (NCCIH/NIH)

PLENARY III: Maurizio Corbetta, MD

Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Padua
Founding Director, Padua Neuroscience Center

PLENARY IV: James H Rimmer, PhD
John Stanley Coulter Award Lecture

Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion & Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of Research
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)


FEATURED Sessions

I. Federal Funding

Teresa Brininger, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Director, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

Alison Cernich, PhD
Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ann M. Dellinger, PhD, MPH
Branch Chief of the Home, Recreation, and Transportation Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patricia Dorn, PhD
Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Kristi Wilson Hill, PhD
Acting Director, NIDILRR, Administration for Community Living,
US Department of Health and Human Services

II. Brain Injury

Donald G Stein, PhD
Asa G Candler Professor, Emory University


SPECIAL Symposia

ARTS & NEUROSCIENCE

Strokestra
Lisa Rodio, MA, BM
Tim Steiner, PhD
Carol Hargreaves, RN, MSc, BSc
Clare Nicholson


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

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
Professor of Rehabilitaiton Medicine
Emory University

Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC
Medical Director
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
Executive Director
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

MODERATOR: John Corrigan, PhD, FACRM
Professor
Ohio State University

Featured Session — Brain Injury

Donald G Stein, PhD
Asa G Candler Professor
Emory University

Deborah L Wilkerson Early Career Award

Emily Nalder, PhD, BOccThy (Hons)
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto


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
Einstein Healthcare Network
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


International

Μaria Vlassopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor of Language and Communication Pathology, 1st Psychiatric Department, University of Athens School of Medicine


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

Mohammed Sanjak, PhD, PT
Carolinas HealthCare System

Michele K. York, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine


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

ACRM/National Stroke Association Young Investigators Award Lecture
John-Ross Rizzo, MD, MCSI


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


LECTURE Luncheons

SPINAL CORD INJURY LUNCHEON

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

 

NEUROPLASTICITY LECTURE LUNCHEON

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

 

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE NETWORKING GROUP LUNCHEON

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


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NYU Langone Medical Center, ABI Rehabilitation, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, American Institutes for Research, Boston University, Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, Carolinas Rehabilitation, Cedars Sinai Health System, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Craig Hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Duke University, Harvard Medical School, Indiana University School of Medicine, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Dept of PM&R, Johns Hopkins University, Mayo Clinic, McGill University, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal - Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, NIH, Rusk Rehabilitation, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Rehab Without Walls, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Shepherd Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Stony Brook University, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, TIRR Memorial Hermann, University of Pittsburgh / UPMC, Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rusk Rehabilitation, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, CARF International, Craig Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Brooks Rehabilitation, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Pate Rehabilitation, Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City and hundreds more…


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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