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BIAC 2023 Annual Professional Conference – March 17, 2023 at Quinnipiac University

We are in the process of planning for our 2023 Annual Professional Conference, to be held in March 17, 2023. Stay tuned and check back soon for all the details! We look forward to another year of outstanding, informative, and top-notch professional education on current topics within brain injury practice and research.

Call For Proposals – We are currently accepting proposals from professionals within the community for potential workshops, all of which will be 90 minutes long. Preference is given to evidence-based presentations that are interactive, include strategies to engage the audience, and leave participants with new skills and learning they can immediately put to use.

Please submit proposals or questions to Bonnie Meyers at bmeyers@biact.org

Thank you to everyone who joined us live and virtually from March 18 – April 30th at our 2022 Conference!

Annual Conference 2022 Sessions Included:

  • Learning How to Accept Your ‘New Normal’: Erica Renee Walker, Global International Speaker Certificate / TBI Survivor, Coach, Author, Speaker: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Rehabilitation: Sarah A. Raskin, PhD, ABPP/ABCN / BIAC Board President; Trinity College, Charles A. Dana Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on neuropsychological functioning: Tracy Vannorsdall, PhD / Associate Professor, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Disorders of Consciousness: Evolving Research on Prognosis, Treatment, and Policy: John Whyte, MD, PhD / Institute Scientist Emeritus, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Returning to School, Learning, Work and the Demands of Life After a Concussion: Karen McAvoy, PsyD / Psychologist, Brain Injury Educational Consulting Colorado, LLC: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Supported Decision Making: Jonathan Martinas, J.D. / Senior Director for Law & Policy, The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University: 1.5 CE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Medical and surgical Management of TBI, and Aftercare: Addressing the ‘Now What?’: Yale New Haven Medical School Team: Jenna Appleton, MHS, PA-C, Neurotrauma PA; Sacit Bulent Omay, MD, Co-Director Neurotrauma Program; Emily Gilmore, MD, Director of Neurosciences ICU, Co-Director of Neurotrauma Program: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Brain Injury as a Chronic Health Condition: John Corrigan, PhD / Professor, Ohio State University, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • Entrepreneurship and Mental Health for Veterans with TBI; Gulaid & Davina Ismail / Entrepreneurs & Business Owners, INI SIPS LLC: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s
  • The Role of Stem Cells in Recovery After TBI and Related Neurological Conditions: Thomas Watanabe, MD / Director of TBI, MossRehab: 1.5 CE Credits, 1.5 IPCE Credits, 0.15 ASHA CEU’s

A special thank you to our 2022 Conference Planning Committee
Keith Arnold, Kwame Asante, Paul Bauman, Karen Cassidy, Liane Gelman-Wegener, Jessica Hughes, Linda Mackay, Bonnie Meyers, Julie Peters, Cassandra Riley, Sarah Raskin, Nicole Fortino, Christi Thomas, Dawn Wicker, Christina Kennedy, and Amy Dumont

In addition, we would also like to thank our workshop moderators for their time and dedication to the conference, by moderating the Live Q&As for the workshops:
Jordin Soler, Victor Darr, and Jessica Hughes

Questions?
Please call 860-219-0291 X 304 or email bmeyers@biact.org