Dr. Jousse Lecture Series
Welcome to the new Dr. Albin T Jousse Lecture Series in collaboration with Best Practice Forum, which is sponsored by the Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory, the Spinal Cord Rehab Program, the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team, and Toronto Rehab.
The purpose of this lecture series is to provide a venue for scientists, physicians and clinicians working in rehab settings as well as students, consumers and their caregivers to share knowledge, present the latest research findings and participate in a dialogue on what it means to live with disability. The lectures will be 45 minute long followed by 15 minutes of questions.
Coordinator of the Dr. Albin T. Jousse Lecture Series is Dr. Kristin Musselman . If you have any comments, concerns or would like to present please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The series is currently in its 11th season.
Dr. Arash Arami – Personalized Assistive Robotics: Modelling Human Neuromechanics For Personalization
Abstract Human locomotion results from a complex interaction between the central nervous system, sensory and musculoskeletal systems. The force generated, reflexes and programmable viscoelasticity of our muscles play an essential…Find out more »
About the Speaker ALLAN LEVI currently serves as Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Miami (UM) MILLER School. Dr. Levi combines a busy neurosurgical spine and peripheral practice and…Find out more »
Laura Teague – Surgical Closure of Pelvic Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injured Adults: Case Identification, Costs, Health Care Utilization and Risk Factors for Surgical Complications
Abstract Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries (PI), are a common and serious complication of spinal cord injury (SCI). Impaired wound healing in SCI patients contributes to the progression…Find out more »
Abstract Dr. Olinda Habib Perez will be presenting the initial findings of a 2-year prospective study that examines the causes and consequences of falls in individuals with subacute spinal cord…Find out more »
Chip Rowan – VIP4SCI: Pilot testing a web-based platform created for individuals with spinal cord injury living in the community.
Abstract Individuals living with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI) often face challenges accessing timely and effective health services and the economic burden associated with SCI has led to exploration of…Find out more »
Dr. Andrea Bandini – Measuring Hand Use In The Home After Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Using Egocentric Videos
Abstract The functional use of the upper limbs is one of the top recovery priorities of individuals with cervical spinal cord injury (cSCI). Wearable cameras and computer vision methods have…Find out more »
Dr. Sara Guilcher, Lauren Cadel and Amanda Everall – How can we improve medication management for persons with spinal cord injury/ dysfunction?
Abstract Persons with spinal cord injury and dysfunction (SCI/D) often experience multimorbidity and secondary complications. Pharmacological treatments are often used to manage these conditions and complications. Funded by the Craig…Find out more »
Abstract 1. This presentation will address common myths related to bone health after spinal cord injury 2. The 2019 ISCD position statements on SCI and bone density testing will be…Find out more »