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2017 Agenda

2017 IRSG AGENDA

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Time

Speaker / Event

Topic / Venue

Monday, May 8, 2017

11:30 AM- 1:00 PM

Welcome Lunch

Lunch Provided

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Kathy Galia & Kim Ziegler; Co-Chairs

Welcome

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Mallory Weggemann

Keynote Speaker

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Break

Break/Exhibits

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Kerry Maher, MD, Brooks Rehabilitation & George Kagan, Esq

IRSG Panel: Brooke Smith , Kim Zeigler, Linda Vendette

Strategies in Handling Catastrophic Case Management

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Scott Peters, MS, OTR/L Clinical Director, Neurorehabilitation and Neurobehavioral System, ReMed

Traumatic Brain Injury and Use of Narcotic Pain Agents Treatment Considerations in Post Acute Rehabilitation

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Dinner on Your Own

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast Provided

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Richard L. Lieber, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer/SVP, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Tactics that will change Rehab Medicine Outcomes

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Dr. David Crandell, Medical Director, Spaulding Rehab Hospital, Boston MA

Lessons Learn from the Boston Marathon Bombing

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

Break/Exhibits

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Jon Pearson, QLI

Emotional Recovery

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

On Your Own

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dr. Fernando Branco, MD, Medical Director, Midwest Employer’s Casualty a W.R. Berkley Company

Addiction Issues and Narcotic Tapering in
Chronic Pain Patients

2:00 PM -3:00 PM

Jeffrey Saffle, MD, Paradigm Medical Director

Innovations in Burn Scar Tx

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

Break/Exhibits

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Diane Reinhard, RN ,Craig Hospital
Sara Morrison, President/CEO, Shepard Center

Patient Experience

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Gala Reception

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Gala Dinner and Entertainment

Dinner/Entertainment Provided

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast Provided

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Stephane Bedard, CEO and Founder, B-Temia Inc.

Robotics for Human Assist / Human Augmentation Studies – wearable robots for construction work, service support professionals.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Dr. Leslie Morse, Craig Hospital

Dental Pulp Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Kathy Galia & Kim Ziegler; Co-Chairs

Closing Remarks