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Brain Injury SIG

Mission & Objectives

COMMUNICATION

  • Provide an avenue for communication among clinicians, educators, and researchers regarding brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Act as a liaison between interested members of the Neurology Section/APTA and other organizations with interest in brain injury rehabilitation.

RESEARCH

  • Facilitate and coordinate brain injury research efforts-identify need, priority, and encourage collaboration across settings.
  • Support efforts to make brain injury databases available to PTs.
  • Facilitate consistency in documentation.

EDUCATION

  • Support the publication of articles and related information regarding brain injury in Neurology Section publications.
  • Support professional education efforts focusing on brain injury.
  • Provide a network for brain injury prevention education.

LEGISLATION

  • Monitor legislation which have an impact on brain injury survivors or might alter physical therapy service delivery to the survivors.

Officers

Chair

Heidi Roth, PT, DHS, NCS
E-Mail: hroth@ric.org

Vice Chair

Jennifer Schinke PT, DPT, NCS, PCS
E-mail: jennifer.schinke@brooksrehab.org

Secretary

Melissa M. Mendoza PT, MS, DPT, NCS
E-Mail: mendozapt@mac.com

Nominating Committee

Susan Halloran, PT, DPT

E-Mail: susyhalloran@masn.com

Becky Kerman PT, NCS
E-Mail: bmkerman@u.washington.edu

Megan Richardson, DPT, MSPT

E-mail: mmbarber22@hotmail.com


Newsletter Co-Editors

Melissa Mendoza PT,MS, DPT, NCS
E-Mail: mendozapt@mac.com

Jodi Krause, PT, DPT
E-mail: jk327306@ohio.edu


News

December 2012 Update:

JNPT has started a discussion board this year and has been posting on a variety of topics. Currently the topic is vestibular dysfunction and TBI. Associate Editor Michael Schubert is leading the discussion. Please see this link for details!

http://journals.lww.com/jnpt/blog/JNPTDiscussions/pages/post.aspx?PostID=6

Contact Us

Heidi Roth, PT, DHS, NCS
E-Mail: hroth@ric.org