2018 Stroke & Rehabilitation

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Target Audience
Physicians, Allied Health Providers, Stroke Scientists, Nurses,Occupational therapists, and Physical therapists.
The conference is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter.

Conference Objectives

  • Summarize current high quality research evidence in stroke recovery and rehabilitation.
  • Describe recent innovations in stroke rehabilitation.
  • Identify logistical barriers to implementing evidence-based practice in stroke rehabilitation settings.

Sponsored by

  • The Mizzou Advantage Initiative: One Health/One Medicine
  • School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • School of Health Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Center for Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning
  • MU Extension

Conference Co-Chairs

Carmen M. Cirstea, MD, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Tim Wolf, OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri

Planning Committee

Gregory Worsowicz, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Joseph Burris, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Robin Byars, Resident Program Assistant, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Tami Harris, RN, CNRN, SCRN, Stroke Coordinator, University of Missouri Health Care
Sharon Johnson, Administrator, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
Thom Pancella, Associate Director, Center for Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning, University of Missouri
Cynthia Stephens, MS(N), RN, Nurse Planner, Clinical Instructor, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri
Adam Tipton, Senior Program/Project Support Coordinator, Center for Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning, University of Missouri