Michael McCrea, Ph.D., ABPP-CN is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology and the Director of Brain Injury Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Jose A. Pineda, MD, MSc is an Associate Professor of Pediatric and Neurology, and the director of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Program at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.
Rachel Berger, MD, MPH is the Director of Child Abuse Research at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research of University of Pittsburgh and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Steven Broglio Ph.D., A.T.C. is the director of the Neurotrauma Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology.
William B. Barr, Ph.D., ABPP is an Associate Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center, and the Director of Neuropsychology at NYU Comphrehensive Epilepsy Center.
Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, is Professor and Vice Chairman of Critical Care Medicine and Director of the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science.
Presenter is Richard Ellenbogen, MD, Chief of Neurosurgery at Harborview Medical Center and attending neurosurgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital
Presenter is John Whyte, MD, PhD, Director, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Presenter is E. Brooke Lerner, PhD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Presenters are Fecilia Goldstein, PhD and Angela Ashley, MD from the Department of Neurology at Emory University School of Medicine.
Presenter is Jeffrey Barth, PhD, ABPP-Cn, Professor and Co-Director of the Neurocognitive Assessment Laboratory.
Presenter is Mark Halstead, MD, Director of the Sports Concussion Clinic at the Washington University Sports Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri
Presenter is Joelle Mast, PhD, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Blythedale Children’s Hospital.
Presenter is Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology at Nationwide Children’s.
Presenter is Steven Flanagan, MD, Howard A. Rusk Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and the Medical Director of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center.
Presenter is Stan Herring, MD, University of Washington Medicine Health System, Seattle Washington.
Presenter is Robert Zimmerman, MD, FACR, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Presenter is Brent Masel, MD, President and Medical Director of the Transitional Learning Center at Galveston.
Presented by Ron Hayes, PhD, Founder, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Banyon Biomarkers, Inc.
Presented by Gerard A. Gioia, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Chief Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Director, Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Presented by Jamshid Ghajar, MD, PhD, Chief of Neurosurgery at Jamaica Hospital-Cornell Trauma Center, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and President of the Brain Trauma Foundation.
Presented by Neera Kapoor, OD, MS, FAAO, FCOVD-A, Associate Clinical Professor, Director, Raymond J. Greenwald Rehabiliation Center, and Program Supervisor for the Residency in Vision Rehabilitation (Acquired Brain Injury)/Primary Eye Care at SUNY, State College of Optometry.
Presented by Donald Stein, PhD, this presentation will discuss the past and present work using progesterone and some of its metabolites in the treatment of traumatic brain injury and stroke. Both pre-clinical and clinical results will be presented.
Presented by Monica Vavilala, MD, this presentation will detail the importance of blood pressure management in children with severe TBI and also discuss the relationship between blood pressure and cerebral blood flow, metabolism, and autoregulation. Information will be presented on the relationship between hypotension and poor outcomes in childrens with severe TBI.
Presented by Lori Shutter, MD, this presentation focuses on current information on the incidence, significance, and management of seizures after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It will also provide insight regarding the direction of current research in this area.
Presented by Roland Torres, MD, this presentation focuses on understanding the indications for diuretics in the setting of severe TBI, reviewing the controversy surrounding the use of hypertonic saline, in the management of patients with severe TBI, assessing the current available evidence for the use of hypertonic saline in severe TBI, summarizing current deficiencies in the available evidence in favor of the use of hypertonic saline in the management of severe traumatic brain injury, and identifying appropriate patients to treat with hypertonic saline.
Presented by Gerald Grant, MD, this presentation highlights the important lessons learned during a 6 month deployment of a neurosurgeon in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Unique aspects of the blast injuries will be discussed as well as the recommended management of these complex injuries.
Presented by P. David Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP this presentation discusses the basic principles of age at injury and their considerations as they apply to clinical management will be reviewed. As well, the recommendations for the medical and surgical management as outlined in the evidence based document, the “Guidelines for the Acute Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants, Children, and Adolescents” by Adelson et al, 2003 will be reviewed.
Presented by Peter Hutchinson, MD this presentation focuses on ICP guided management of TBI, a literature review of Decompressive craniectomy, surgical technique and an update on the RESCUEicp study. For more information on the study go to www.rescueicp.com.
Presented by Kathy Helmick, MS, CRNP, CNRN, this presentation focuses on the current Department of Defense led initiatives to help ensure state of the art TBI care for combat wounded service members. Advancements in clinical care as well as clinical challenges will be discussed. Areas for translation into nursing clinical practice will also be discussed.