Join us for our December CME Zoom lecture
The New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Presents:
Disorders of Consciousness: The Changing Landscape of Research and Care
John Whyte, MD, PhD
Institute Scientist Emeritus Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Wednesday December 1, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 PM (EST)
*Board Review with Dr. Susan Stickevers
6:15 to 6:45 PM EST
Topic: Medical Rehab
About our Speaker:
Dr. Whyte is a physiatrist and experimental psychologist, and the founding director and Institute Scientist Emeritus at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. His career has been devoted to research and clinical care for individuals with severe brain injury. His work has contributed to the development of improved assessment tools, expanded knowledge of long-term recovery, and the characterization of disorders of consciousness, attention, and executive function. He co-led, with Joseph Giacino, the multicenter amantadine trial which supported current evidence-based treatment recommendations. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and others. In addition to his empirical research, he has helped define the special methodologic challenges of rehabilitation research, leads two research career development programs, and is a lead developer of the Rehabilitation Treatment Specification System. He has won awards from the IBIA, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, and others, for his accomplishments in the field of brain injury. In 2016 he as elected to the National Academy of Medicine
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