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  • Friday, September 24, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC2: Concussion: A Vestibular and Ocular Focus for the Treating Clinician (Intermediate Level)

    Presenter: Elizabeth Jenson, DPT – Casa Colina Hospital

    Presenter: Twyla Evano, DPT, NCS – Empowered Physical Therapy, University of Southern California

    Presenter: Valerie Quan, OD, FAAO – Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Athlete Development & Sports Rehabilitation

    Brain Injury

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC3: A Non Pharmacological Framework for Assessment and Treatment to Reduce Pain & Spasticity in the Neurological Adult & Pediatric Patient

    Presenter: Annie O'Connor, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT – Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    Presenter: Melissa Watson, MSPT, Cert. MDT – Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Brain Injury

    Geriatric Rehabilitation

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC5: Hanging by a Thread During Covid-19 Pandemic- Best Practices to Mitigate Frailty for At-Risk Community Dwelling Elderly

    Presenter: Harsha Deoghare, PT PhD – Western University of Health Sciences

    Presenter: Kathleen Bianco, PhD, MS, PA-C – WesternU

    Presenter: Leslie Zarrinkhameh, PT DPT GCS – Fresno State University

    Presenter: Cheryl Hickey, MPT, MS, EdD – California State University Fresno

    Presenter: Heather Thomas, PhD, OTR/L – Department of Occupational Therapy Education, Western University of Health Sciences- Oregon

    Geriatric Rehabilitation

    COVID-19

    Lifestyle Medicine

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC6: Responding to Racism, Discrimination, and Microaggressions in Academic Medicine
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC8: Culinary Coaching Instructional Course

    Presenter: Rani Polak, MD, MBA, Chef – Assistant Professor, Part Time, Harvard Medical School

    Lifestyle Medicine

    Athlete Development & Sports Rehabilitation

    Brain Injury

    Behavioral Health Sciences

    Cancer Rehabilitation

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC10A: TWO-DAY Course: Emerging Concepts and Evidence Basis behind Novel Approaches to Managing Chronic Spinal Pain

    Presenter: Areerat Suputtitada, Professor – Chair of Neurorehabilitation Research Unit, Chulalongkorn University

    Presenter: Thiru M. Annaswamy, MD, MA – VA North Texas Health Care System and UT Southwestern Medical Center

    Presenter: Ariana Vora, MD – Harvard Medical School Dept of PM&R

    Presenter: Megan O. Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT – St. Luke's Health System

    Presenter: Bridget S. Chin, MD, MA – Instructor, Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: James E. Eubanks, Jr., MD, DC, MS – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    Presenter: Nicole Sasson, MD – Dept of Veterans Affairs and NYU Grossman School of Medicine-Rusk Rehabilitation

    Presenter: Jason M. Beneciuk, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH – University of Florida; Brooks Rehabilitation

    Presenter: Denise D. Lester, Assistant Professor Anesthesiology and PMR – Central Virginia VA Health Services Center

    Pain Rehabilitation

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC11: Smartphone Apps for Day-to-Day Management of Executive Function Issues

    Presenter: Michelle R. Wild, MA – Coastline Community College

    Presenter: Kristi Kragthorpe – Brain Education Strategies & Technology

    Presenter: Lisa B. Hirsch, MD – Brain Education Strategies & Technology, BEST

    Technology (e.g. robotics, assistive technology, mHealth)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC48: ACRM 2021 Integrative Rehabilitation Research Mentoring & Career Development (DIRRMCD) Fellowship for early career researchers from underrepresented and diverse backgrounds
  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC7: Innovations in Limb Loss and Difference Rehabilitation

    Presenter: Prateek Grover, MD PhD MHA FAAPMR – Washington University School of Medicine; The Rehabilitation Institute of St Louis

    Presenter: Danielle H. Melton, MD – TIRR Memorial

    Presenter: Dan Ignaszewski – Amputee Coalition

    Presenter: Denise Hoffmann, RN – Freedom Innovations

    Presenter: Branden Petersen, CP LP – Hanger Clinic

    Presenter: Phil Stevens, MEd, CPO – Hanger Clinic

    Presenter: Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT – Rasmussen University, Department of Physical Therapy

    Presenter: Colleen P. Coulter, PT, DPT, PhD – Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Presenter: Kristin Reeves, MS, PT – TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Presenter: Jill M. Cannoy, PT, DPT, PCS – Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Presenter: Gerasimos Bastas, MD, PhD – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Presenter: John M. Felder, MD, FACS – Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery

    Limb Restoration Rehabilitation

    Behavioral Health Sciences

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC9: Integrating Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) in Rehabilitation Clinical Practice

    Presenter: Kedar K. V. Mate, BSc (PT), MSc, PhD – McGill University Health Centre Research Institute / Mayo Clinic, Arizona, USA

    Presenter: Zachary Boychuck, PhD, OT – McGill University, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

    Presenter: Sara Ahmed, PhD, PT – McGill University

    Presenter: Jennifer Weaver, PhD, OTR/L, CBIS – Colorado State University

    Presenter: Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L – Thomas Jefferson University

    Presenter: Ann Guernon, PhD,CCC-SLP – Lewis University

    Presenter: Kristen L. Maisano, OTD, OTR/L – St Catherine University

    Presenter: Piper Hansen, OTD, OTR/L, BCPR – UIC & Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

    Presenter: Julie L. Schwertfeger, PhD, DPT, MBA, CBIST – Rosalind Franklin University, Neuromodulation in Neurorehabilitation Lab; Dr. PH Theresa Pape, mentor

    Presenter: David S. Tulsky, PhD – University of Delaware

    Presenter: Susan J. Bartlett, PhD Clin Psychologist – McGill University

    Presenter: Pascaline Kengne Talla, DMD, MPH,PhD – McGill University

    Presenter: Emily Evans, PhD, PT – Brown University

    Presenter: Richard Gershon, PhD – Northwestern University

    Measurement

    Brain Injury

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC15: American Spinal Injury Association 1/2 day at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference 2021

    Presenter: Cristina L. Sadowsky, MD – Kennedy Krieger Institute

    Presenter: Steffen Franz, MD – Heidelberg University Hospital

    Presenter: M. Kristi Henzel, MD, PhD – Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders Service, 128(W) Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    Presenter: Cody Unser, MPH – The Cody Unser First Step Foundation

    Presenter: Michael Stillman, MD – Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

    Presenter: Jill Wecht, EdD – James J Peters VA Medical Center

    Presenter: Allison Kessler, MSc, MD – Shirley Ryan Abilitylab, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

    Non-presenting author: Eimear Smith, MD – National Rehabilitation & Mater Misericordiae University Hospitals.

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Pain Rehabilitation

  • 2:45 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC12: Post-Traumatic Headaches

    Presenter: SHERYL D. KATTA-CHARLES, MD – INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

    Presenter: Nathan D. Zasler, MD – Tree of Life Services, Inc.

    Presenter: Miriam Segal, MD – MossRehab, Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Presenter: Sara Etheredge, PT, DPT – Concussion Care Centre of Virginia and Tree of Life Services

    Brain Injury

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC19: FES cycling and stepping Interventions to optimize outcomes in persons with neurological disorders

    Presenter: Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM – Shepherd Center

    Presenter: Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD – Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Presenter: Wendy Warfield, MSHA, OTR/L – Restorative Therapies

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Neurodegenerative Disease (e.g. MS, Parkinson’s disease)

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Technology (e.g. robotics, assistive technology, mHealth)

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC21: Rehabilitation Treatment Specification System: Principles and Application in Rehabilitation Education, Research, and Clinical Practice

    Presenter: Jeanne Zanca, PhD, MPT, FACRM – Kessler Foundation

    Presenter: John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM – Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

    Presenter: Susan E. Fasoli, ScD, OTR/L – MGH Institute of Health Professions

    Presenter: Mary K. Ferraro, PhD, OTR/L – Moss Rehabiltation Research Institute

    Presenter: Andrew Packel, PT, NCS – MossRehab

    Presenter: Jarrad H. Van Stan, PhD, CCC-SLP – Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Institute of Health Professions

    Presenter: Sue Ann Sisto, PT, MA, Ph.D., FACRM – University at Buffalo

    Presenter: Shanti M. Pinto, MD – Carolinas Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation Treatment Specification

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC22: Facilitating Implementation Science in Practice: Secrets of Successful Clinical and Research Partnerships

    Presenter: Miriam Rafferty, DPT, PhD – Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Northwestern University

    Presenter: Eric Roseen, DC MSc – Boston University and Boston Medical Center

    Presenter: Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L, BCG – University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Presenter: A. Rani Elwy, PhD, MSc – Brown University and Department of Veterans Affairs

    Presenter: Justin D. Smith, PhD – University of Utah School of Medicine

    Moderator: Linda J. Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA – Brown University/Providence VA Medical Center

    Panelist: Pamela E. Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, FGSA – University of Pittsburgh

    Panelist: Jennifer L. Moore, PT, DHS, NCS – Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital

    Panelist: Natalie F. Douglas, PhD, CCC-SLP – Central Michigan University

    Health Services Research

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC23: Longitudinal Data Analysis and Practical Workshop Using R: Part I Introductory Topics

    Presenter: Allan J. Kozlowski, PhD, B.Sc. (PT) – Michigan State University

    Presenter: Keith Lohse, PhD, PStat – University of Utah

    Measurement

    Brain Injury

    Geriatric Rehabilitation

    Health Services Research

    Neurodegenerative Disease (e.g. MS, Parkinson’s disease)

    Pediatric Rehabilitation

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC25: Uncovering the Obstacles- Using a Uniform Terminology to Identify Contextual and Environmental Factors that Affect Participation

    Presenter: Leon Kirschner, OTD, MPH, OTL, ATP, CBIS,c/NDT – Young Adult Institute- International Academy of HOPE

    Presenter: Nancy W. Doyle, OTD, OTR/L – Dept.of Occupational Therapy, Boston University

    Presenter: Brigitte C. Desport, DPS, OTR/L, BCP, ATP – SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

    Measurement

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Health Services Research

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC27: Different Paradigms of Electrical Stimulation for Neuromuscular Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury

    Presenter: Ashraf S. Gorgey, PhD, MPT, FACSM, FACRM – Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

    Presenter: David R. Dolbow, PhD, DPT – William Carey University

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC36: Management of Vision Deficits Following Acquired Brain Injury

    Presenter: Cathy Stern, OD, FCVOD, FCSO, FNORA – Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children

    Brain Injury

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC10B: TWO-DAY Course: Emerging Concepts and Evidence Basis behind Novel Approaches to Managing Chronic Spinal Pain

    Presenter: Areerat Suputtitada, Professor – Chair of Neurorehabilitation Research Unit, Chulalongkorn University

    Presenter: Thiru M. Annaswamy, MD, MA – VA North Texas Health Care System and UT Southwestern Medical Center

    Presenter: Ariana Vora, MD – Harvard Medical School Dept of PM&R

    Presenter: Megan O. Doyle, MS, OTR/L, FPS, Cert-APHPT – St. Luke's Health System

    Presenter: Bridget S. Chin, MD, MA – Instructor, Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: James E. Eubanks, Jr., MD, DC, MS – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

    Presenter: Nicole Sasson, MD – Dept of Veterans Affairs and NYU Grossman School of Medicine-Rusk Rehabilitation

    Presenter: Jason M. Beneciuk, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH – University of Florida; Brooks Rehabilitation

    Presenter: Denise D. Lester, Assistant Professor Anesthesiology and PMR – Central Virginia VA Health Services Center

    Pain Rehabilitation

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC16: Behavioral Health Group Intervention - An Interactive Workshop

    Presenter: Carly Cooper, OTR, DSc, CSM – United States Army

    Presenter: Amelia L. Butler, OTR, DSc, CHT – RescuRecovery

    Behavioral Health Sciences

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC17: Introduction to Applying Integrative Cognitive Rehabilitation Psychotherapy to Brain Injury with Co-Occurring Issues

    Presenter: Mark Pedrotty, PhD – University of New Mexico - Health Sciences Center

    Brain Injury

    Behavioral Health Sciences

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC18: Disorder of Consciousness: The Implementation of Guideline Recommendations for Interdisciplinary Clinical Rehabilitation Practice: An Interactive Course

    Presenter: Brooke M. Murtaugh, OTD, OTR/L, CBIST – Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals

    Presenter: Amy M. Rosenbaum, Ph.D. – Park Terrace Care Center

    Presenter: Katherine O'Brien, PhD – TIRR Memorial Hermann

    Presenter: Craig DiTommaso, MD – Post Acute Medical / US Physiatry

    Brain Injury

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC26: Optimizing Pediatric NeuroRecovery: Benefits of Early Intervention and Activity-Based Therapy
  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC28: Interdisciplinary Perspectives to Functional Measurement and Assessment of the Stroke Survivor

    Presenter: Veronica T. Rowe, MS(R), CBIST, FNAP, PhD, OTR/L – Georgia State University

    Presenter: Maria Cecilia Alpasan, MA, OTR/L, CPHQ – Cedars Sinai

    Presenter: Michelle Armour, MS, CCC-SLP – Northwestern Medicine Aphasia Center at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: Christina Hanson, MOT, OTR, CBIS – Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: Sarah Herron, MOT, OTR/L – Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital- Northwestern Medicine

    Presenter: Keenan E. Whitesides, PT, DPT, NCS – Emory Healthcare

    Presenter: Eric Larson, PhD, ABPP-CN – Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: Christina M. del Toro, PhD, CCC-SLP – Midwestern University

    Stroke

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC29: The User Experience and Usability Research: In-depth look at Interviews, Observational Studies and Usability Testing

    Presenter: Megan Mitchell, PhD – Cerner

    Presenter: Rachel M. Proffitt, OTD, OTR/L – University of Missouri

    Presenter: Emily De Oliveira, MS, CCC-SLP – Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital / Definitive Healthcare

    Technology (e.g. robotics, assistive technology, mHealth)

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC24: Longitudinal Data Analysis and Practical Workshop Using R: Part II Advanced Topics

    Presenter: Allan J. Kozlowski, PhD, B.Sc. (PT) – Michigan State University

    Presenter: Keith Lohse, PhD, PStat – University of Utah

    Measurement

    Brain Injury

    Geriatric Rehabilitation

    Health Services Research

    Neurodegenerative Disease (e.g. MS, Parkinson’s disease)

    Spinal Cord Injury

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC30: Improving Carry-Over: A Practical Lab on Approaches for Translating Therapeutic Gains Into Daily Activities

    Presenter: Kristina M. Kelly, PT, DPT, EdM, NCS, CPT, PES – The Ohio State Unversity

    Presenter: Lynne Gauthier, PhD – UMass Lowell

    Presenter: Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM – University of Pittsburgh

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Behavioral Health Sciences

    Neurodegenerative Disease (e.g. MS, Parkinson’s disease)

    Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)

    Stroke

    Technology (e.g. robotics, assistive technology, mHealth)

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC31: Bench to Bedside: A Guide for Implementing Evidence Based Interventions into Practice at Organizational Level

    Presenter: Larissa P. Swan, MS, OTR/L – Central Vermont Medical Center, University of Vermont Health Network

    Presenter: Chris Carter, Psy.D., CBIST – Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Massachusetts General Department of Psychiatry/Harvard Medical School

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Brain Injury

    Spinal Cord Injury

    Stroke

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC32: Home Evaluations for Safe Discharge and Aging-in-Place

    Presenter: Suzanne Perea Burns, PhD, OTR – University of New Mexico

    Presenter: Rochelle J. Mendonca, PhD, OTR/L – Columbia University in the City of New York

    Non-presenting Author: Laryn O'Donnell, OTD, OTR – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Non-presenting Author: Nathan L. Spaeth, B.S. Computer Science – Rehabilitation Research Design & Disability (R2D2) Center at UW-Milwaukee

    Presenter: Ashley MacKinen, B.A. – Texas Woman's University

    Presenter: Kathryn Primrose, B.S. – Texas Woman's University

    Presenter: Noralyn D. Pickens, OT, PhD – Texas Woman's University

    Presenter: Roger O. Smith, PhD OT FAOTA RESNA Fellow – R2D2 Center; Occupational Science and Technology, UW-Milwaukee

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Geriatric Rehabilitation

  • 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    IC33: Rehabilitation for Functional Movement Disorders: The Works

    Presenter: Victor W. Mark, MD – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Presenter: Amy J. Knight, PHD ABPP – UAB

    Presenter: Stacey Zalanowski, DPT – Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: Ginger Polich, MD – Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Presenter: Seth Herman, MD – California Rehabilitation Institute

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

  • Sunday, September 26, 2021
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
    International Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group
  • 9:45 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Early Career Development Course: Inclusive and Culturally Aware Mentoring

    Cultural Competency

  • 9:45 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Leadership Development Course
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
    Limb Care Networking Group
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC20: A Guide to Best-Practice Interdisciplinary Goal Setting in Clinical Practice

    Presenter: Penny Trayner, BSc (Hons), PGDip, DClinPsy, CPsychol, AFBPsS – Clinical Neuropsychology Services Ltd.

    Non-presenting author: Merryn Dowson, BSc (Hons), MBPsS – Clinical Neuropsychology Services Ltd.

    Non-presenting author: Andrew Bateman, PhD – University of Essex

    Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)

    Brain Injury

    COVID-19