Symposium Sessions


Thursday, March 9



Time Session Speaker(s)
8 to 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Stephen Woods, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, BWC
Columbus, Ohio

8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Managing Pain and Return to Work Early:
Before It's too Late (#7121)

James W. Atchison, DO
Medical Director, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) - Center of Pain Management, Chicago, Ill.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Managing the Changing Needs of the Aging Injured Worker (#7122)

Kevin T. Glennon, RN, BSN, CDMS, CWCP, QRP
Vice President of Clinical Services, One Call Care Management, Jacksonville, Fla.

10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Approaches to Non-Opioid Treatment Options (#7123)

Jeffrey L. Hunter, M.Sc., DC, DO, FAAFP
Chief Medical Officer, Molina Healthcare, Columbus, Ohio

Robin A. Hunter, DC, ICSSD, FFIAMA, FICC
Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, Private Practice, Columbus, Ohio

11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch  

1 to 2 p.m. Periarticular Injuries of the Lower Extremity (#7124)

Matthew Levy, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon, Saint Vincent Charity Hospital and Co-Medical Director, 1-888-OHIOCOMP, Cleveland, Ohio

2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Neuromodulation Advances for the Management of Chronic Disease (#7125)

Ali R. Rezai, M.D.
Associate Dean of Neuroscience and Director of the Neurological Institute, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center,
Columbus, Ohio

3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Using the ODG Guidelines for Evidence- Based Care Management (#7126)

Phil LeFevre
Senior Vice President of Business Development, Work Loss Data Institute LLC, Austin, Texas

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Concussion (#7127)

Gerald Steiman, M.D.
Steiman Neurology Group, Columbus, Ohio


Friday, March 10



Time Session Speaker(s)
8 to 9 a.m. The Perfect Storm: Pathophysiology of
Controlled Substance Misuse and Addiction (#7131)

Susan K. Blank, M.D.
Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Atlanta Healing Center, Norcross, Ga.

9:15 to 10:15 a.m. The Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain (#7132)

Richard W. Rosenquist, M.D.,
Chairman, Department of Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, Ohio

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Mechanisms and Outcomes of Treatment (#7133)

James W. Atchison, DO
Medical Director, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) - Center of Pain Management, Chicago, Ill.

11:30 a.m. to
12:45 p.m.

12:45 to 1:45 p.m. The Psycho Neurobiology of Pain: Up Pain, Down Pain, Good Brain, Bad Brain (#7134) Michael Coupland, CPsych, RPsych, CRC
Network Medical Director, IMCS Group Inc., West Palm Beach, Fla.

2 to 2:30 p.m. Personalized Assessment of Low Back
Disorders (#7135)

William S. Marras, Ph.D. CPE
Director of Spine Research Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2:45 to 4 p.m. Lumbar Discography and Failed Back Surgery Syndrome in Workers’ Compensation Patients (#7136)

Nicholas U. Ahn, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio