Panther Rehab Grand Rounds

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.

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Current Concepts in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

May 4, 2019
UPMC Mercy, Ferdinand Clark Auditorium, 2nd Floor


Welcome and Introductions

So Much to Do, So Little Time: Setting Priorities in the Continuum of Care
Martha Somer, DPT
Setting Priorities Handout


Navigating the Path of SCI: A Case Example
Jessica Berry, MD; Regan Harrell, DPT; Andrea Knapp, RN, BSN; Lonna Perella, RN, BSN
Navigating the Path Handout


The Rehabilitation Experience through the Eyes of the Patient
Sue Antolic, Tom Antolic, Shannon Coley, Victoria Verrico
Moderator: Elizabeth Stanley, DPT

Break (Lunch Provided)

Roundtable Sessions
A: Wheelchair Maintenance
B: Rehab Technology: Virtual Reality and Environmental Controls
C: Caregiver Management
D: Management of the Neurogenic Bowel
E: Adaptive Sports and Leisure
F: Equipment Prescription and Coverage
G: Pressure Injuries
H: Spasticity and Intrathecal Pumps
Kala Chan, RN, BSN; Theresa Crytzer, DPT; Rachel Hibbs, DPT; John Horton, MD; Randy Huzinec, PT; Amy Katz, MOT, OTR/L; Briana Kelly, MOT/OTR/L; Venessa Lee, MD; Lonna Perella, RN, BSN; Elizabeth Stanley, DPT; Matthew Taylor; Marshall Lee Tempest, BS; Lynn Worobey, DPT, PhD

State of the Science: Updates on Gait, Stem Cells, Electrical Stimulation, and Robotics
Joe Everhart, DPT; Amanda Harrington, MD; Geoff Henderson, MD; Rachel Hibbs, DPT
State of the Science Handout


Panel Discussion: Aging with Disability - More Than Just Aching Shoulders
Mark Gorman, CPO; Dennis Kissane, JD; Ashli Molinero, DsC; John Sikora, BS
Moderator: Amanda Harrington, MD

Closing Remarks and Conference Adjournment

Rehabilitation Institute Research Day

May 22, 2019
William Pitt Student Union
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2019 Brenes Lecture
“Bridging the Gaps in Stroke Care: A Journey”
Preeti Raghavan, MD
New York University Medical Center
Howard A. Rusk Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Research, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Division of Motor Recovery Research

2019 SHRS Lecture
“Rehabilitation Research at NIH: Programs and Opportunities”
Alison Cernich, Ph.D., ABPP-Cn
Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Ultrasound Conference Presentations

Rotator Cuff and Biceps Pathology

Zebras in the Shoulder

Lateral Elbow Pathology

Ultrasound-Guided Hydro-Release

Ultrasound-Guided Carpal Tunnel Release

Anterior and Medial Knee Pathology

Posterior Medial Ankle Pathology

Dynamic Snapping of the Hip

Snapping Hip and Impingement

Mid and Hind Foot Pathology

Medial Groin and Hernia

US of Medial Hip and Thigh

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May 15, 2019
George Wittenberg, MD, PhD, FASNR
Visiting Professor
Dept. of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh