Professor; Medical Director of Brain Injury
Boston University; Braintree Rehab
Newton Center, Massachusetts
Douglas I. Katz, MD is Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, a member of the neurology staff at BMC and Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program at Encompass Health Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. He served as President of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 2015-2017.
With subspecialties in cognitive/behavioral neurology, brain injury medicine and neurorehabilitation, he is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation with over 30 years of experience in TBI clinical care, research, education and program development.
He has numerous publications in areas of research interest in TBI and neurorehabilitation, including neuropathology, natural history, outcome, disorders of consciousness, pharmacologic treatment, neuroimaging, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He has co-edited several books, including a comprehensive text on TBI, Brain Injury Medicine (Demos).
He has been center PI on a number of multi-center collaborative grants on TBI, and is presently a co-investigator on 2 NIH funded studies on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
He has been director of the Neurorehabilitation fellowship at BU, and has been a national leader in developing training and certification standards for neurorehabilitation.
He serves on a number of editorial boards for major journals on brain injury and neurorehabilitation.
In addition to ACRM, Dr. Katz has served on a number of other the boards including the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, Brain Injury Association of America, and MAB Community Services.
His honors include the Sheldon Berrol Clinical Services Award from the Brain Injury Association of America (2001), the Ken Viste, Jr. award from the American Society of Neurorehabilitaiton (2012) and the Compassionate Care Award of the Brain Injury Association of MA (2013). He is a fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (FACRM), American Academy of Neurology (FAAN), American Society of Neurorehabilitation (FASNR) and the American Neurological Association (FANA).
Friday, October 23, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM EST
Saturday, October 24, 2020
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM EST