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11th Annual Conference on Brain Injury Program

 

 

Please note that topics and speakers are subject to change.  This is the program for the upcoming 11th Annual Conference on Brain Injury that will take place at the InterContinental Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 18 - 21, 2013. 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED NEURO IMAGING

 

11:00am - 5:30pm
Registration
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Introduction of Topics and Speakers 
Barry Willer, PhD
John Leddy, MD
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Concussion:  A Structural Approach
Paul Polak, MASc
2:15pm -2:45pm
Principals of Functional Imaging
Dave Wack, PhD
2:45pm – 3:00pm
Break
3:00pm -3:30pm
Advanced Imaging:  Clinical and Forensics Implications
Robin A. Hurley, MD
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Forensic Applications of Advanced Imaging
Hal S. Wortzel, MD
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Imaging for Brain Trauma:  Questions to be Answered
Jonathan Silver, MD
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Discussion with Questions

 

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 –PLENARY SESSIONS

7:30am – 5:30pm

Registration

9:15am – 9:30am

Opening Comments

9:30am – 10:30am

Effort, Exaggeration, and Malingering after Concussion: What are we missing
Jonathon Silver, MD

10:45am – 11:45am

Process and outcome of Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation After TBI
Keith Cicerone, PhD

11:45am – 12:15pm

The State of Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Summit Update
Gary Ulicny, PhD

12 noon—1:30pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

The Functional Impact of mTBI:  Shifting the Way
We Evaulate and Treat Concussions

Matthew Dodson, OTD

2:15pm – 3:00pm

Affect Recognition and Empathy
Barry Willer, PhD

3:00pm – 3:15pm

Break

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Resilience Post-TBI
Jeffrey Kreutzer, PhD

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Diffuse Axonal Injury... what is it?

Thomas Gennarelli, MD

4:45pm – 5:15pm

Haynes Fellowship Recipient
Examination of Linear Region in Brain Tissues and Applications Three-term Prony Series Linear Viscoelastic Model
Asghar Rezaei

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Space

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS

7:30am – 5:30pm

Registration

 

TRACK 1

Med/Clinical

TRACK 2

Research

TRACK 3

Lifelong Living

TRACK 4

Technological Advances

7:30am –  8:30am

Guided Poster Tour A

8:30am – 9:20am

Affect Related Disorders Post –TBI

Tina M. Trudel, PhD - moderator

Barry Willer, PhD
Keith Cicerone, PhD
Rodney Vanderploeg, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Empirically-Based Interventions for Families and Couples after Brain Injury
Jeffrey Kreutzer, PhD

Emilie Godwin, PhD, LPC

 

Neurotherapy: An Emerging Treatment for TBI & Vetrans with Blast Injuries
Mary Lee Esty, PhD

9:30am – 10:20am

Blast Injury Institute:  DVBIC CTF
John Poole, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Blast Injury Institute:  New Developments in Understanding the Mechanism of Blast Related TBI
Mariusz Ziejewski, PhD

10:20am – 10:50am

Break

10:50am – 11:40am

Pediatric Neuropsychology
Scott Porter, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

NASHIA and State issues in Brain Injury Services

Susan Vaughn

PEER REVIEW SESSION

11:40am – 1:00pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:00pm – 1:50pm

Post-traumatic Headache
Alan Finkel, MD

Blast Injury Institute:  Concussion and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

James P. Kelly, MA, MD, FAAN

Healthcare Reform Panel
Christine MacDonell moderator
Susan Vaughn
Leslie Small, MEd
Gary Ulicny, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

2:00pm – 2:50pm

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Blast Injury Institute:  DVBIC Research
Kendra Jorgensen-Wagers, PhD

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Brent Masel, MD

2:50pm – 3:20pm

Break

3:20pm – 4:10pm

   
Clinical Practice Guidelines on Disorder of Consciousness
H. Richard Adams, MD & Leslie Small, MEd, 

Deborah Benson, PhD

NIDRR Update
Tom Novack, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Neuro Imaging Panel
Jonathan Silver, MD & Barry Willer, PhD – moderators

4:20pm – 5:10pm

Sleep and Brain Injury
Anthony Lequerica, PhD

PEER REVIEW SESSION

mTBI and Suicidal Ideation 
Rodney Vanderploeg, PhD

Neuro Imaging Panel (cont'd)
Jonathan Silver, MD & Barry Willer, PhD – moderators 

5:10pm – 5:30pm

Break

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Meet the Speakers

Meet the Speakers

Meet the Speakers

Meet the Speakers

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 – CONCURRENT SESSIONS

7:30am – 1:30pm

Registration

 

TRACK 1
Med/Clinical

TRACK 2
Research

TRACK 3
Lifelong Living

7:30am -- 8:30am

Guided Poster Tour B

8:30am – 9:20am

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Advanced Therapies Capitalizing on Neuoplasticity
Rachel Atkins, DPT & Christina Lighthill, MOT

 

Cultural Issues in BI Rehabilitation
Denise Krch, PhD

9:30am – 10:20am

Acute and Long Term Clinical Issues in Disorders of Consciousness
David Demarest, PhD

David Anders, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST

PEER REVIEW SESSION

Aging, Functional Decline, and Assistance
Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD 

10:20am – 10:40am

Break

10:40am – 11:30am

Neuro Imaging

Barry Willer, PhD

11:30am

MAIN CONFERENCE ENDS / LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

 

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