ISCoS 2018 – 57th ISCoS combined with the 25th ANZSCoS Annual Scientific Meeting  13 - 15 Sept

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PROGRAMME

COMING SOON

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 CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ISCoS 2018

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Plenary #1: MJ MULCAHEY,  'GUTTMAN LECTURE'

Bio coming soon

 

Plenary #2: SIMON DARCY

Bio coming soon

 

Plenary #3: MARC RUITENBERG, 'WINGS FOR LIFE - LECTURE'

A/Prof Marc Ruitenberg is an Honorary Research Fellow of SpinalCure Australia and Reader in Biomedical Sciences at The University of Queensland. He is also an active member of the Trauma, Critical Care and Recovery Flagship of the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, which aims to deliver state-of-the-art treatment for trauma patients across the entire spectrum of care.

A key focus of A/Prof Ruitenberg's research is to better understand the role of inflammation in traumatic spinal cord injury. The ultimate goal of his work is to develop new and effective immunomodulatory treatments to improve outcomes for neurotrauma patients.

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Plenary #4: JAN FRIDEN

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Plenary #5: GRAIG RISPIN

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Plenary #6: STANLEY DUCHARME

Stanley Ducharme, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and member of the medical staff at Boston Medical Center. In addition, he is a Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. He is a diplomat in sex therapy and provides education internationally to hospitals and rehabilitation programs on matters related to the psychological aspects of disability and sexual functioning after SCI.

He is twice past president of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Education Foundation of the Paralyzed Veterans of America. For six years, he also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, (CARF). Dr. Ducharme is a member of the Education Committee of ISCoS.

 Photo Stanley Ducharme