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Upcoming events and news from the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Upcoming Events

Jan. 5,  2017 - Grand Opening of the New Inpatient Facility in the Johns Hokins Hospital (Meyer, 7th Floor)

Jan. 21,  2017 - Clinical Implementation of Psychologically Informed Physical Therapy Practice CME Course

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Speaking Presentations

March 1 - 4, 2017 - Annual Meeting of the Dysphagia Research Society
Presenter: Martin Brodsky, Ph.D.
Topics: "Instrumental Evaluation in the ICU" and "Treatment Approaches in the ICU"

April 7 - 8, 2017 - 4th Annual Southwest Laryngology Conference: Focus on Complex Cases 2017
Presenter: Martin Brodsky, Ph.D.
Topics: "Breakthroughs toward Excellence In Swallowing Management" and "Confronting the Complexities of Swallowing in Critical Care"

July 10 - 14, 2017 - The Florida Dysphagia Institute
Presenter: Martin Brodsky, Ph.D.
Presentation topics (working titles): "ICU and Critical Care Nuances During Clinical Exams" and "Controversies and Myths in Adult Dysphagia"
Panel topics (working titles): "Revisiting Fluoroscopic Swallowing Exams" and "Putting it All Together - Critical Thinking Cases"

July 2017 - Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital/Northwestern Medicine
Presenter: Martin Brodsky, Ph.D.
All-day workshop: "Succeeding in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Medically Complex Patients"

Johns Hopkins inpatient rehabilitation facility in Meyer 7

Highlights from the Restore Publication

A new inpatient rehabilitation facility at The Johns Hopkins Hospital will feature a mock apratment, airplane seats, street experience, a court yard and a space for animal-assisted therapy.

The facility will accommodate patients with general and specialized needs, including those who require immunomodulating treatments, select radiation and chemotherapy, and those who have undergone left ventricular assist device implants and solid organ and bone marrow transplants.

Grand Opeing Date: January 5, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Read more in Restore - Winter 2017

Department News

12/21/2016 - Resident Physician Charles Odonkor, M.D., to Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award

10/27/2016 - Researchers Use Video Gamelike Test to Study Learning and Recovery in Stroke Patients

11/11/2016 - Job Opening for the Director of Research
11/03/2016 - New Pediatric ICU Program Gets Children Moving Sooner
10/24/2016 - Pablo Celnik Receives Carolyn Braddom Ritzier Research Award
09/23/2016 - Stacy Suskauer Recognized for Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research
08/16/2016 - Johns Hopkins researchers find 1 in 3 people experience depression symptoms after ICU stay
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PM&R in the News

Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez, AAPM&R Evidence Committee Member, Testifies at NQF Meeting

Dr. Odonkor on Engaging the Next Generation of Physiatrists

Dr. Charles Odonkor was featured in the October issue of Physiatry in Motion, Resident and Fellow Council newsletter of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. In this article, Dr. Odonkor discusses the value of physical medicine and rehabilitation training for medical students and the importance of introducing them to the field earlier in their medical careers.

Founding the First PM&R Interest Group at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Co-presidents Anne Kuwabara and Stanley Guillaume and Vice President Samiran Bhattacharya, current and former students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discuss how they conceptualized and formed the first ever medical student PM&R interest group in the 123-year history of the institution.

Dr. Chhatre on How Your Purse Could be Causing Your Back Pain

New York magazine reached out to Dr. Akhil Chhatre to comment on whether carrying a heavy bag could lead to back and neck pain. He explained how carrying a heavy load on one side of the body can indeed cause pain and other unpleasant symptoms. But because these symptoms are not always immediate, you may not realize where your back or neck pain is stemming from. 

Restore publication on physical medicine and rehabilitation

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