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Full Schedule

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


    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)


    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


  • 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)