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Instructions for Poster Presenters



Please note the following information regarding poster presentation:

Poster size:  Posters need to fit in 4’ x 4’ space.  Please place your poster in space labeled with your poster presentation number and your name. 

Poster Presentation Times:  There will be two poster sessions:  Session A (Friday at 7:30am to 8:30am) and Session B (Saturday at 7:30am to 8:30am).  Please be prepared to stand near your poster during both  poster viewing sessions. 

Poster Set-up/Teardown: 
POSTER SESSION A:  You can set-up starting at 5pm on Thursday, September 13, 2012 and teardown needs to be complete by 3pm on Friday, September 14.  If your poster is not taken down by 3pm, your poster may be discarded. 
POSTER SESSION B:  You can set up starting at 5pm on Friday, September 14, 2012 and teardown needs to be complete by 12pm on Saturday, September 15.  If your poster is not taken down by 3pm, your poster may be discarded. 

On-Site Poster Questions:  If you have questions associated with the Poster Presentations while at the conference, you should be able to find me in either the Registration area, Exhibit area, or Poster area. 

Registration:  In order to present at the meeting, you are required to register.  To register, please go to and register immediately. 


Time of Poster presentations: 

Poster Session A:  Friday, September 14, 2012
7:30am to 8:30am in Mezzanine (Second Floor)

Topics organized by Abstract number: 

0003, Utilization and Costs of Outpatient Social Work Services among Patients with Combat-Related Polytrauma at the James A. Haley Hospital Between 2007 and June 2011

0007, Parental Perspectives of Special Education Services for Children with TBI

0009, Study on Characteristics and Language Training Effect of Subcortex Aphasia.

0012, TBI Caregiver Focus Groups, Needs Assessment, Survey Results and Implications

0018, Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for the Rehabilitation of Visuospatial Neglect Following Right Hemisphere Strokes: Details from an Ongoing Multicentric Double Blind Clinical Trial

0028, Tablets and Smartphones as Compensatory Memory Strategies.

0031, Value of Repeat Head Computed Tomography after TBI: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

0036, Brain Injury: Voices of a Silent Epidemic

0045, Medico legal Complexities of Brain Injury Rehabilitation- A case Report

0046, Medical Symptoms, Service Gaps and Barriers to Care Using the Medical Home Model in Adolescents with Acquired Brain Injury

0047, Therapeutic Group Model for Grief and Loss Following Brain Injury

0049, MPAI-4 Depression item predicts quality of life following TBI

0057, Enoxaparin in Management of TBI

0059, Transition to School Following TBI: Qualitative Analysis of Parents' Experiences

0060, Healthcare Access and Socioeconomic Status among African-Americans with TBI Compared with the General Population

0063, Rehabilitation and Restorative Interventions based upon Performance-Based Physical Capacity Evaluation, a Work Physiological Model

0064, Variation in Clinical Practice Among Comprehensive Sports Concussion Clinics

0065, Systematic Instruction of Assistive Technology for Cognition Following Brain Injury: A Manual for Trainers

0066, I-InTERACT Study Internet-Based Interacting Together Every Day: Recovering after Childhood TBI Pilot Study: TBI Inflicted by Abuse

0067, Behavioral Executive Dysfunction as a Mediator of Injury Severity and Educational Outcomes in Pediatric TBI

0072, Dysgraphic Handwriting in Gipsy and Non-Gipsy Children

0075, Assessing Vulnerability to Distraction Following TBI using Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

0077, Mortality and Life Expectancy after TBI: The Influence of Demographic, Etiology, Discharge Disability, and Socio-Environmental Factors

0083, ABI Identification in Combination with Educator Knowledge Promotes Social and Academic Success in Students with ABI

0087, A Theoretical Model for Outcome Prediction in Post-Acute TBI Rehabilitation

0088, Spasticity and Dystonia After Acquired Brain Injury. Does Treatment with also Improve Comorbid Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability with Dystonia?



Poster Session B:  Saturday, September 15, 2012
7:30am to 8:30am in Mezzanine (Second Floor)

Topics organized by Abstract number: 

0002, Challenged Conquistadors, Inc.

0005, Primary Study for the Therapeutic Dose and Time Window of PicrosideⅡ in Treating Cerebral Ischemic Injury in Rats

0008, Clinical Management of Veterans with TBI within the Context of Polytrauma

0010, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy after TBI on Acute Blood-brain Barrier and Affect the Expression of MMP-9mRNA

0015, Operation TBI Freedom: Re-shaping the Transition of Service Members/Veterans with TBI Authors: Alfredia Johnson, CBIS and Bridget Fogelberg, CBIS

0020, Facilitating Survivor Successes through Sustainable Support and Advocacy Services of the Brain Injury Association of Washington

0021, Life Interrupted: A Glimpse into the Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patient Experience and Ongoing Recovery

0029, Using iPad Apps to Address Language Deficits in Patients with Aphasia

0030, TBI May Shed Light on the Nature of Cognitive Malfunction in the Elderly Who Have Experienced Previous Head Injuries During their Youth. Light and Electron Microscopic Studies of the Blood-Brain Barrier.

0033, "Transitions": a Program to Bridge the Gap between Rehab and Life

0034, Service Utilization in the Community: Development of Stratifications of Care

0037, Staying Connected Through Social Media: Connections for Compassionate Caring

0038, Emergency Preparedness and Ensuring the Safety of Persons with Disabilities

0039, Developing a Concussion Questionnaire for Parents and Student Athletes

0041, Methodologies Implemented for Students with Brain Injury in a Large Urban School District: A Brain Injury Service Model

0042, Activation of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 Reduces the Acute Neurologic Deficits and Microglia-Associated Neuroinflammation After TBI in Rats

0050, Case Study of Psychological Consequences of a Experiencing an Oil Rig Explosion

0051, Integrating Erickson Hypnosis Techniques and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for the Treatment of Chronic Pain in Post-Concussion Syndrome

0055, Expected Payment Source for TBI Emergency Department Visits in the United States

0070, Cognitive Training Targeting TBI Related Attention Problems in Adolescents

0073, Attention Training as a Component of Balance Integration in Clients with MTBI and PCS

0074, Chiropractic Cranial Treatment Protocol Increases Successful Outcome of the Multidisciplinary are Model for TBI (TBI) Patients: A case series.

0076, Cerebral Curvularia Fungi Presenting in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case Report.

0078, Chiropractic Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT) and Cranial Treatment Model for TBI Along with Monitoring and Supplementing for Neurotransmitter Balance: A Case Report.

0080, A Cohesive Approach to NeuroCognitive rehabilitation for patients with mTBI & PCS-Executive Function Strategies for Multifaceted Life

0081, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder following an Offshore Explosion

0084, The Influence of Emotionally-arousing Stimuli on Decision-making in University Students with Self-reported Mild Head Injury

0086, Empathic Differences In Individuals With Sub-clinical Psychopathy and Mild Head Injury

0090, Benefits of Implementing an Interdisciplinary Model of Care for Brain Injury in an Acute Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Setting

0091, Technology for Objective Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Mild TBI

0094, Immunohistochemical Expression Analysis of Crystalline Alpha B in Human TBI

0095, The Effect of Brain Training on Cognitive Assessment: A Pilot Investigation