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Combined Sections Meeting 2020

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In 2020, CSM will be held in Denver, CO. Here is a list of exciting courses and presentations dealing with vestibular topics that are being offered this year. Please make sure to join us for breakfast at our business meeting on Saturday morning at 6:45 am. This is a great opportunity for networking, plus we have lots of great prizes to win! We look forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

PD-3112 Concussion-Related Vision Problems in Children: Assessment and Treatment

Mitchell Scheiman and Cindy Miles, PT, PhD


Thursday, February 13, 2020

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

NE-1868 Anne Shumway-Cook Lectureship—A Vestibular Rehabilitation Journey

Susan L. Whitney, PT, DPT, ATC, FAPTA

HH-1937 A Balancing Act: A Discussion on the Updated Home Health Toolbox Balance and Vestibular Measures

Rachel Hannah Botkin, PT, Karen Yong, PT, MA and Belinda Beilman, PT, DPT


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

NE-2916 Interpretation of Unusual Patterns of Nystagmus: Atypical Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Janet Odry Helminski, PT, PhD and Michael C Schubert, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Effects of Static Postural Control Performance and Hearing Status on Athlete Dynamic Postural Control Performance

Matthew Paul Brancaleone, PT, DPT, Maria Talarico, Laura Boucher and James Onate


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AC-2323 A Novel Vestibular Physical Therapy Program in the Emergency Department to Identify Posterior Circulation Stroke

Benjamin Thomas Bachelier, PT, Beth Pike Thorpe, PT, DPT and Jenny Brickman Terry, PT


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

NE-4009 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: Mentor Mixer

Ali Carlson and Heather J. Salon, PT, DPT


Friday, February 14, 2020

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

NE-1506 NCS Breakfast -- NCS to Research: Implementation in the Clinic (Newly and currently certified ONLY)

Ashley N. Dennis, PT, DPT, Alicia Esposito O'Hara, Angela Marie Stolfi, PT and Katherine R. Sweet, PT

NE-1574 Residency and Fellowship Networking Breakfast: *Invitation Only* Contact Ali Carlson at to attend

Victoria Stevens


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

NE-2026 Functional Movement Disorders: It's Not in Your Head

Julie Ann Hershberg, PT, DPT, Mike T. Studer, PT, MHS, Carly Rose Lochala, PT, DPT and Chelsea Angela Duncan, PT, DPT

NE-2116 Gaze Stability and Postural Control Limitations in Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Future Directions

Leland E. Dibble, PT, ATC, PhD, Brian James Loyd, PT, DPT, PhD and Jeffrey R. Hebert, PT, PhD


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

NE-2067 When Our Patients Are Using Cannabis: What Every Physical Therapist Should Know

Ellen Zambo Anderson, PT, PhD, Rhea Beth Jacobson, PT, DPT and Lori S Zucker, PT, DPT

NE-2374 Getting Published in JNPT: A Chat With the Editorial Board

Edelle Carmen Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA and George David Fulk, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Postural Sway Exceeds Expectations for Age or Vestibular Pathology: A Cross–Sectional Analysis

Elizabeth S. Hile, PT, PhD, Jonathan Day, Chia-Cheng Lin, PT, MSPT, PhD, Justin Dvorak, Kai Ding and Susan L. Whitney, PT, DPT, ATC, FAPTA

Cognitive/Motor Dual-Task Training for Individuals with Residual Symptoms after Mild TBI: Feasibility and Preliminary Findings

Margaret Weightman, PT, PhD, Teri Takehiro, PT, DPT, Christine Pocrnich, PT, Patrick Gerard Michielutti, PT, DPT, Peter C Fino and Laurie Anne King, PT, PhD


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NE-2133 Is Research Making You Dizzy? How to Translate the Vestibular Clinical Practice Guidelines Into Clinical Practice

Julie Kristin Tilson, PT, DPT, Sara Gaudet MacDowell, PT, Karen Skop, Linda Joan D'Silva, PT, PhD, Heidi Rebecca Roth, PT, DHS, Elizabeth Dannenbaum, Clarisa Andrea Martinez, PT, DPT and Robbin Eileen Howard, PT, DPT

Dynamic Exertion Test (EXiT): Functional Assessment to Inform Return to Play Following Sport-Related Concussion

Victoria L. Kochick, PT, DPT, Aaron Sinnott, Michael Collins and Anthony Kontos


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NE-3805 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: Annual Meeting and Award Ceremony

Ali Carlson and Heather J. Salon, PT, DPT


7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

NE-3809 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: Myelin Melter

Ali Carlson and Heather J. Salon, PT, DPT


Saturday, February 15, 2020

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

NE-3819 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: Special Interest Group Breakfast- Vestibular

Ali Carlson and Heather J. Salon, PT, DPT


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

NE-2539 Standardized Task Analysis for Movement System Diagnoses: Application to Individuals With Balance Problems

Patricia Lou Scheets, PT, DPT, MHS, Kathleen M Gill-Body, PT, DPT, MS, FAPTA, Lois Deming Hedman, PT, DScPT, MS, Lori Quinn, PT, EdD, Nora Ann Riley, PT, PhD and Myla U. Quiben

CP-2178 How Chest, Pulmonary, and Vestibular Therapies Can Help Patients With Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and Bronchiectasis

Artmis D. Youssefnia, PT, David Kamelhar, Francisco C DaSilva PT and Alicia B. Pierre, PT

NE-3799 Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy Platform 3: Vestibular and Balance Disorders/Degenerative Diseases

If you have any ideas for future programming, please contact Carrie Hoppes at  Thank you and hope to see you in Denver!

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