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Past Presentations with Videos
Bowel Management after SCI: A Panel Discussion
Follow this link to view the recorded lecture series
May 10th lecture at 2pm
William Waring, MD
Fred Maynard, MD
Lance Goetz, MD
Anthony Chiodo, MD
“Sleep Related Breathing Disorders in individuals with Spinal Cord Injury”
By Robert G. Sitron, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Intimacy after Spinal Cord Injury
Presenter: Linda Mona, Ph.D.
Audience: Individuals with SCI and their spouses, significant others, family members and health care professionals.
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 from 1pm until 5pm
Where: Washtenaw Community College, Martin Lawrence Building
488 East Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Follow this link for Directions to Washtenaw Community College, but if you need printed directions, please call us and we will be happy to mail them to you. For a map of the Morris Lawrence Building please go to this website http://www.wccnet.edu/about-us/visiting/driving-directions/ and where it says, "If your class is on the main campus, you can use the room locator to find your classroom." Click on "room locator" and next click on the drop down arrow and select ML and then select "GO". A map will be displayed of the building.
Sponsorship: This workshop was supported, in part, by funds from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in the US Department of Education, Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems program (Grant # H133N060032) and from University of Michigan Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in collaboration with the Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Association.
For More information: For more information about Dr. Mona, see her website at http://drlindamona.net/
Speaker: Kevin Chung, MD, MS, Professor of Plastic Surgery, from the Department of Surgery here at the University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Chung is a hand and upper extremity surgeon who performs a wide variety of reconstructive procedures in the fields of rheumatoid arthritis, congenital hand problems, spinal cord injuries, nerve injuries, and complex fractures. For more information about Dr. Chung.
To find out more about surgery for upper extremity improvement, contact the UM SCI Model Systems by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 734-763-0971.
General eligibility for upper extremity surgery for individuals with SCI includes
- Proprioception in upper extremities
- Good general health
- High motivation
Topic: "Functional Restoration of the Upper Extremity in Spinal Cord Patients."
Date and Time: February 4, 2011 Noon-1pm
Speaker: Glen Ashlock, MS, ATP He is a Rehabilitation Engineer, the Assistive Technology Coordinator for the CIL's Assistive Technology Center (ATC) and also the Director for the Center's Sports, Recreation & Arts Program for the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living. For more information about Mr. Ashlock please go to http://www.annarborcil.org/author/gashlock/
Topic: "Assistive Technology: Opening Up Options for Individuals with SCI.”
Date and Time: October 21st, 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
Speaker: Lance L. Goetz, MD. Dr. Goetz is staff physician at the Dallas VA Spinal Cord Injury Center and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is program director of spinal cord injury medicine fellowship programs. He has directed and participated in funded protocols involving diverse areas relevant to spinal cord injury, including neurophysiologic responses during robotic-driven gait, vocational rehabilitation, erectile dysfunction, clinical practice guidelines, pressure ulcers, urinary tract infections and osteoporosis. Dr. Goetz completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Michigan in 1996.
Topic: The Spinal Cord Injury Vocational Integration Program: Current Research and Future Directions
Date/Time: Thursday, May 6, 2010. 2:00-4:00 pm.
Speaker: Dr. Susan Harkema. Dr Harkema is a leading researcher in the field of neurological rehabilitation, studying neuroplasticity and activity-based therapy in Spinal Cord Injury. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville, Rehabilitation Research Director at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center and Director of Research at the Frazier Rehab Institute in Louisville.
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009. 3:00-5:00 pm.