Understanding the CDC Guideline on Management of Mild TBI Among Children
Stacy Suskauer, MD
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm EDT, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT, 12:00-1:00 pm MDT, 11:00 am-12:00 pm PDT
Dr. Stacy Suskauer earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University. She completed a combined residency in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Suskauer then completed a Pediatric Rehabilitation Brain Injury Research fellowship at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She subsequently joined the faculty of those institutions and is currently an Associate Professor in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatrics.
As Co-Director of the Center for Brain Injury Recovery at Kennedy Krieger, Dr. Suskauer oversees clinical services and provides direct care to children with acquired brain injury of all severities. Under her leadership, the Institute’s Rehabilitation Continuum of Care has expanded to include thriving programs for children with concussions and those with disorders of consciousness.
As Director of the Brain Injury Clinical Research Center at Kennedy Krieger, Dr. Suskauer is the principal investigator on a number of studies. Her research focus is to better understand and improve outcomes after childhood brain injury. She is currently working towards identifying neuroimaging and behavioral biomarkers to assess and understand recovery and long-term outcome. This work will set the stage for trialing interventions to improve outcome after pediatric brain injury.
Disclosures: Dr. Suskauer is employed by Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; she did not receive any compensation for this presentation. Dr. Suskauer participated in the creation and review of the CDC Guideline; she did not receive any compensation for her participation.
Dr. Suskauer serves on the research advisory board for Myomo, a manufacturer of an upper extremity orthotic that is not relevant to concussion.
Objectives: At the end of the session, each participant will:
Audience: This webinar is intended for all members of the pediatric rehabilitation team including medical staff, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Licensed psychologists, mental health professionals, psychology associates, and other interested professionals.
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