ROCK STAR FACULTY

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PLENARY Presentations

PLENARY I
Christine MacDonell

Managing Director, Medical Rehabilitation and International Aging Services/Medical Rehabilitation Accreditation
CARF International  

PLENARY II
David Putrino, PT, PhD
Director of Rehabilitation Innovation and Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

PLENARY III
Peter Thomas, JD
Principal 
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville

PLENARY IV
Andrea Cheville, MD

Director of Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
Mayo Clinic

FEATURED SESSIONS

Federal Funding Opportunities and Initiatives for Rehabilitation 

Alison Cernich, PhD, ABPP-Cn
Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Patricia Dorn, PhD, MA
Director, Rehabilitation Research & Development Svc 
Department of Veterans Affairs

A. Cate Miller, PhD
Rehabilitation Program Specialist 
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

Tony D. Gover, PhD
Civilian Deputy Director, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program 
United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

 

SCAMABILITATION: The Wild World of Medical Misinformation

Timothy Caulfield, BSc, LLB, LLM
Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health
University of Alberta

Jennifer Gunter, MD, FRCS(C), FACOG, DABPM, ABPMR
Obstetrician/Gynecologist & Pelvic Pain Specialist
Medical Center

Ford Vox, MD, FAAPMR, ABPMR
Medical Director, Disorders of Consciousness, Program Chair, Medical Ethics Committee
Shepherd Center

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA

Catherin Alfano, PhD
Vice President, Survivorship
American Cancer Society

L. Eugene Arnold, MEd, MD
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Ohio State University

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD
Director of MS Research
Shepherd Center

Lisa L. Barnes, PhD
Professor in the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center

Erica Billingsley, MA
Student Veteran Coordinator
Center For Community Partnerships

Amanda Boxtel
Founder & Executive Director
Bridging Bionics Foundation

Kathleen Carlson, MS, PhD
Core Investigator/Associate Professor
VA Portland Healthcare System/Oregon Health and Science University

James J. Carollo, PhD, PE
Associate Professor; Director, Center for Movement Analysis, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Andrea L. Cheville, MD
Director of Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
|Mayo Clinic

Alison M. Cogan, PhD, OTR/L
Polytrauma/TBI Advanced Fellow
Washington DC VA Medical Center

John D. Corrigan, PhD
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Director, Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
The Ohio State University

Steven C. Cramer, MD, MMSc, FAAN, FAHA
Professor, Dept. Neurology
UC Irvine

Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD, CRC, CVE, CLCP, CBIST,CIRS
Associate Professor; Research Affiliate
USF – RMHC, Veterans Affairs, James A. Haley Hospital Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center

Inbal Eshel MA, CCC-SLP
Senior Principal Scientist
Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Aaron D. Fobian, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bianca K. Frogner, PhD
Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington

James Graham, PhD
Director, Center for Community Partnerships; Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Colorado State University

Suzanne Groah, MD
Director of Spinal Cord Injury Care and Research at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network and Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Maria Grufstedt, PT
Physical Therapist and Clinical Coordinator
Bridging Bionics Foundation

Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa, PhD
Senior Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Tamar Heller, MA, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Department Head, Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois

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

Ronald Hirschberg, MD
Consultant Physiatrist
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark A. Hirsch, PhD
Senior Scientist
Carolinas Rehabilitation, Carolinas Medical Center, Department of PMR, Atrium Health

Andrei Irimia, MS, PhD, Biophysics
Assistant Professor of Gerontology & Neuroscience, Director of the Aging, Imaging & Rehabilitation (AIR) Laboratory
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Matthew P. Janicki, PhD
Co-chair, National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices and Research Associate Professor of Human Development and Director for Technical Assistance
Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Amol Karmarkar, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Texas Medical Branch

Michael D. Kogan, PhD
Director of the Office of Epidemiology and Research for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration

Kathleen D. Lyons, ScD, OTR/L
Scientist
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Victor W. Mark, MD
Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Timothy Marshall, PhD, M.S., ACSM/ACS-CET
Assistant Professor
Kean University

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

Emily Nalder, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Assistant professor, March of Dimes Paul J.J. Martin Early Career Professorship
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Mark A. Newman, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Assistant Professor
Carolinas Rehabilitation, Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health

Ted Kheng Siang Ng, Phd
Research Fellow
DUKE-NUS, Centre for Aging, Research & Education (CARE)

Lindsay Oberman, PhD
Clinical Program Leader
Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Lisa Ottomanelli, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center

David L. Perez, MD, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mackenzi Pergolotti, PhD OTR/L
Director of Research
ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical

Terri K. Pogoda, PhD
Research Health Scientist
VA Boston Healthcare System

David Putrino, PT, PhD
Director of Rehabilitation Innovation and Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai

Pamela Roberts, PhD, OTR/L, SCFES, FAOTA, CPHQ, FNAP, FACRM
Executive Director and Professor
Cedars-Sinai

Flavia Heloisa Santos, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Psychology
University College Dublin

Sue A. Sisto, PT, MA, PhD, FACRM 
Professor and Chair
University of Bufallo, State University of NY

Alix G. Sleight, PhD, OTD, MPH, OTR/L
Cancer Prevention Fellow
National Cancer Institute

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

Peter W. Thomas, J.D.
Principal
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville

Erwin E.H van Wegen PhD
Associate Professor
Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, Amsterdam Movement Sciences

Lena Verdeli, PhD, MSc
Director Clinical Training, Associate Professor
Teachers college, Columbia University

Aneesha Virani, PhD CCC SLP
Clinical Coordinator of Rehabilitation Services
Northside Hospital

Michele K. York, PhD, ABPP-CN
Associate Professor; Section Head, Neuropsychology
Baylor College of Medicine

ACRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE // HILTON CHICAGO // 5 – 8 NOV 2019

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