Panther Rehab Grand Rounds
8th Annual Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Panther Rehab Grand Rounds

Our monthly grand rounds lecture series, is an opportunity to learn about the newest trends and outcomes in medical practice and research through lectures by leaders in rehab medicine and research.

Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

November 11, 2017
UPMC Mercy, Ferdinand Clark Auditorium

Welcome! We are excited to have you attend the 8th Annual Current Concepts in Brain Injury Rehabilitation conference at UPMC Mercy this Saturday November 11, 2017.

For environmental reasons, printed copies of PowerPoint lectures and handouts will not be provided. If you'd like to print copies, they are available in the links below.

PLEASE NOTE: Road Construction with Detours that may affect your travel. Please follow posted detour signs to enter Mercy's Parking Garage.

Exercise in TBI
Kirk Lercher, MD
Exercise in TBI Handout

Rehabilomics Research: A Biomarkers Based Methodology for Precision Rehabilitation Initiatives within Populations with TBI
Amy K. Wagner, MD
Rehabilomics Handout

Therapeutic Use of Self in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Amy Berryman, OTR/L
Therapeutic Use of Self Handout

Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Illness in the Traumatic Brain Injury Patient
Kristina Curci, MD
Substance Use Handout

A Matter of Time: Anoxic Brain Injury Case Studies - An Overview
Allyson Yukevich, OTR/L; Terry Breisinger, PT
Anoxic Case Studies Handout

Support Groups for Acquired Brain Injury
Olivia Houser, OTR/L; Stacey Davis, OTR/L; Lynne Marshall, COTA;
Kathleen Seiler, RN, BSN, SCRN
Support Groups Handout

Applying Challenge Point Theory to Maximize Neurological Recovery in Pediatric Rehabilitation
Rebecca Flowers, CCC-SLP; Erik Trentrock, PT, DPT
Challenge Point Theory Handout

Improving the Significance of Sleep Management in Moderate to Severe TBI
Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD, FACRM
Sleep Management Handout

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January 18, 2017
Robert Gaunt, PhD
Research Asst Professor
Dept. of PM&R
University of Pittsburgh

February 15, 2017
Stacy Suskauer, MD
Assoc. Professor, PM&R
Dir, Ctr for Brain Injury Recovery, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

March 15, 2017
Erik Hans Hoyer, MD
Assistant Professor, PM&R
Dep.Dir., Patient Safety
Johns Hopkins Hosptial