Rusk Rehabilitation 5th Annual Research Symposium

Tuesday May 28, 2019

NYU Langone Health
Alumni Hall B and Breezeway Hall
550 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10016

RSVP: email to register for this free event.

NYU Langone Health’s Rusk Rehabilitation is hosting its fifth annual research symposium featuring several renowned speakers, including Julie Silver, MD, Associate Professor, Associate Chair in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General, Brigham and Women’s and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals.

Dr. Silver, a leader in shaping rehabilitation medicine’s role in the changing world of healthcare, is this year’s recipient of the Rusk Award for Leadership and Innovation in PM&R.

Our own researchers will share information on advances being made at Rusk. Poster sessions will run throughout the day, with more than 30 exhibits, and presentations will take place on a variety of rehabilitation medicine topics.

List of topics and speakers, and planned agenda for the event:

11:30-12:00pm    Registration

12:00–12:15pm Welcome from Chair and introduction of Awardee
Steven Flanagan, MD
Chair, Rusk Rehabilitation

Julie K. Silver, MD
Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General, Brigham and Women’s and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals

12:15–1:15pm Keynote Address
How to Lead High Impact Strategic Initiatives in Healthcare
Julie K. Silver, MD

1:15–1:30pm Poster Snapshots
(3 min presentations)

1:30–2:00pm Poster Session

2:00–4:00pm Presentations
Jaclyn E. Klepper, PhD
Headache Pain and Disability: Directions for Non- Pharmacological Intervention

Luke Kane, DO
Cordotomy Imaging Window for Ultrasound Guidance

Mara Sproul, RN, MPA, CRRN, RN-BC
A Survey to Assess School Nurses’ Knowledge of Concussion State Legislation, Guidance and Comfort with Concussion Management in the School Setting

Todd E. Hudson PhD,
Quantitative Eye Movement Characterization during a digitally displayed test of Rapid Picture Naming

Sonya Kim, PhD, CRC, BCB
Measuring Growth in Partners of Persons with MS: A New Scale

Zabrina Langer, PT, DPT, NCS
The Effects of Acupuncture on Mobility and Sensorimotor Function, in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis, Partial Results of an Ongoing Study

Mara Steinberg Lowe, MA, CCC-SLP
The Influence of Cognitive Control on Lexical Selection for Production

Jennifer Fay, PT, DPT, NCS
The Effect of Vestibular and Exertion Training on Gait, Balance and Dizziness in Individuals with persistent symptoms following a concussion

4:00–4:15pm Awards Presentation

4:15 pm Adjourn