Symposium Clinical Schedule


The symposium offers nationally-recognized specialists in research, neuropsychology, pharmacology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, wellness, alternative medicine and orthopedic surgery.

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Time

Session Title

Speaker

6:45 a.m.

Registration opens

 

8 – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and opening remarks

Terry Welsh, M.D.

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

When Change Chooses You

Dale Hull, M.D., MPA

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Exhibit break 1

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Empowering Ability in Disability – Return to Function

Mohammed Ranavaya, M.D.

10:50 – 11:50 a.m.

Moving Toward a Targeted Approach to Concussion

Michael “Micky” Collins, Ph.D.

11:50 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch (on your own) and exhibits

1 – 2 p.m.

Shoulder Injuries – Treatment, Referral, Surgery and RTW

Matthew Levy, M.D.

2:05 – 3:05 p.m.

Wellness and Total Worker Health - Identifying Red Flags

Otto Schmidt, DC

3:05 – 3:35 p.m. Exhibit break 2

3:35 – 4:35 p.m.

Diversity: Cultural Competencies Leading to Better Outcomes

Alejandro Diez, M.D.

4:40 – 5:40 p.m.

Medication Trends and Impacts on Workers' Compensation

Silvia Sacalis, PharmD
Amanda Waltemath, PharmD, MPH

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

Time

Session Title

Speaker

6:45 a.m.

Registration opens

 

7:45 – 8:45a.m.

Neurobiology of Addiction –
Science Meets Recovery

Susan Blank, M.D.

8:50 – 9:50 a.m.

Safe and Effective Discontinuation of High Risk Medication

Mark Pew

9:50 – 10:20 a.m. Exhibit break 1

10:20 – 11:20 a.m.

New Avenues of Intervention for Injured Workers at Risk of Delayed Recovery

Michael Sullivan, Ph.D.

11:20 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own) and exhibits

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Causality – Holistic Approach; Medical & Scientific Overview

Mohammed Ranavaya, M.D.

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit break 2

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

BWC Initiatives and Strategies –
A Medical Focus

Administrator Sarah Morrison

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Find A Way: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Brad Hurtig