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Full Schedule

  • Friday, September 24, 2021
  • 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

  • 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
    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 – 6:30 PM ET
    IC26: Optimizing Pediatric NeuroRecovery: Benefits of Early Intervention and Activity-Based Therapy
  • 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
    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

  • Sunday, September 26, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET
    IC45: Optimizing Upper Extremity Reconstruction After Spinal Cord Injury: An Interdisciplinary, Systematic, and Iterative Approach

    Presenter: Kevin L. Kilgore, PhD – MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University

    Presenter: Kyle J. Chepla, MD – MetroHealth Hospital

    Panelist: Michael Keith, MD – Case Western Reserve University

    Presenter: Anne M. Bryden, PhD, OTR/L – Case Western Reserve University

    Presenter: Gina L. Kubec, OTD, OTR/L – Cleveland State University

    Spinal Cord Injury

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

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

  • 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM ET
    Clinical Predictors of Recovery After Subacute Spinal Cord Injury
  • 2:10 PM – 3:25 PM ET
    The Evolution and Current Framework of Technology-Assisted Recovery
  • 3:35 PM – 4:50 PM ET
    Non-invasive Neuromodulation in Spinal Cord Injury
  • 3:35 PM – 4:50 PM ET
    Sleep Disordered Breathing as a Potential Confounding Variable for Rehabilitation Research in Spinal Cord Injury **Live Video Q&A at 4:40 PM ET**
  • Monday, September 27, 2021
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    HOT TOPICS: The Impact of COVID on Children With Disabilities for Accessing Care **Live Video Chat at 1:00 PM**
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: Living in a System that is Broken: Perspectives of the SCI Community on Research and Real Life
  • 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    Spinal Cord Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Meeting
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
    Spinal Cord Injury-Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group Meeting
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET
    BRUCKER INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: Technologies Applied to the Rehabilitation of People with Spinal Injury in Developing Countries: MEDULAPP, Rehabilitation Available to Everyone
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET
    Engaging Veterans Living with an SCI and their Caregivers as Collaborators in Disability Benefits and Healthcare Utilization Research
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET
    Gut microbiome composition and serum metabolome profile among individuals with spinal cord injury
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET
    Implementing a caregiver assessment and plan of care in clinical care: challenges, facilitators, benefits, and results
  • 11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET
    Operant Conditioning of Stimulus-Triggered Muscle Responses to Induce Targeted Plasticity that Enhances Neurorehabilitation
  • 12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET
    Multimedia Production in a Pandemic: Developing an Online "Introduction to Spinal Cord Injury" Course for Personal Care Assistants
  • 12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET
    Understanding the Role of Body Mass Index in the Health and Function of People with Spinal Cord Injury Through Large Dataset Research
  • 4:00 PM – 4:17 PM ET
    Using technology to enhance activity-based therapy for individuals with spinal cord injury or disease: rehabilitation hospital therapists’ perspectives
  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021
  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM ET
    Disability Health during the COVID-19 Era
  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM ET
    Innovative Approaches in the Management of Non- Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury due to Cancer in Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM ET
    Virtual Outings: Merging Technology and Community Training
  • 1:55 PM – 3:10 PM ET
    Applications of Epidural Stimulation for Pain Management, Cardiovascular Profile and Motor Control after Spinal Cord Injury
  • 1:55 PM – 3:10 PM ET
    Highlighting Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Management of Upper Extremity Impairments Resulting from Neurological Injuries