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INRS Program

In 2019, IISART is continuing with the very successful tradition of organizing the INRS program together with expert partners. This year the following partners have confirmed their participation:

  • International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (ISVR)  isvr initialsSM
  • The World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) WFNR

Further partners will be announced in the upcoming weeks.


Program Details

 Session 1 & 2                             

Organized by IISART
Session Title: TBD
Chair: TBC
Session Speakers:
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Rocco S Calabro

     Rocco Salvatore Calabrò

     Technical consultant (CTU), Lecture Tribunale di Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto (ME), Italia

     Title: TBD

 Alfonso Fasano

      Alfonso Fasano

      Clinician Investigator, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)

      Lecture Title: TBD

 

Susan Harkema

     Susan Harkema

     Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
     Associate Scientific Director, UofL Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center.
     Director of Research, Frazier Rehab Institute.
     Director, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Neurorecovery Network
     Rehabilitation Research Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center
     Owsley B. Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation

     Lecture Title: TBD

Catherine Mercier 

     Catherine Mercier

     Scientific Director of the CIRRIS
     Regular Researcher, CIRRIS
     FRSQ Senior Scholar

     Lecture Title: TBD

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     Kristin Musselman

     Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network
     Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
     
     Lecture Title:
 TBD

 Randy Trumbower

     Randy D Trumbower

     Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

     Co-Director, Spinal Cord Injury Division
     Director, INSPIRE Lab for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

     Lecture Title: TBD

 

 

Session 3                               

Organized by WFNR
Title: TBD
Chair: TBD
Session Speakers: TBD
                                                           WFNR

 

Further speakers awaiting confirmation

  

Session 4                                        

Organized by ISVR
Chairs: TBD

Session speakers: 

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Patrice L. Tamar Weiss
 

     Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss

     Dept. of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

     Lecture Title: Defining Virtual Reality Based Rehabilitation as a Field of Study

     Further contributors:

     Emily A. Keshner, Dept. of Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA,

     Daphna Raban, Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

     Dorit Geifman, Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Rachel Proffitt

     Rachel Proffitt

     Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA 

     Lecture Title: Using Video Games and Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation 

 Marika Demers

     Marika Demers

     School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

     Lecture Title: Using Virtual Reality for Upper Limb Rehabilitation after a Stroke: A Clinician’s Perspective

     Further contributor:

     Mindy F. Levin, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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     Sergi Bermúdez i Badia

     Eng. NeuroRehab Lab, University of Madeira, Funchal Portugal 

     Lecture Title: Design and Validation of Ecologically Valid Cognitive-Motor Rehabilitation Systems 

 

 

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