State of the Science Symposium


State of the Science Symposium

Promoting Successful Community Reintegration After Trauma:
The impact of community support, educational, vocational and driving rehabilitation

Presented by

The Center for Rehabilitation Science Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences

Department of Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

The University of Pittsburgh
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
Human Engineering Research Laboratories

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

With support from the Paralyzed Veterans of America

Friday, October 20, 2017
Sanford Auditorium
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland

Finding True Independence through the Choice to Work
Josie Badger, PhD
President, J Badger Consulting Inc.
Video Presentation
Normalizing Help-Seeking Behavior with Student Veterans 
Dan Standage, MA, COMS
Director of Disability in Education, Student Veterans of America 
Community Reintegration and Employment
Nancy B. Adams, MS, CRC and Lonnie C. Moore, CPT
U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition Directorate
Reintegrating Veterans and their Families: It Takes a Team
Kenneth O. Preston
Sergeant Major of the Army, U.S. Army Retired, Association of the U.S. Army
Driver Rehabilitation: Clinical Perspectives and Practice 
Amy Lane
Clinical Instructor, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh
The Color of Tears: How Communities Can Care for Service Members with Moral Injuries
Douglas A. Etter, CH (COL)
Division Chaplain / Manager, Public and Community Relations, Lebanon VA Medical Center 
Employment for Wounded, Ill and Injured Veterans
SgtMaj Michael T. Mack, USMC Retired
Program Manager for Veterans Employment Initiatives, U.S. AbilityOne Commission 

Interagency Care Coordination (Panel Discussion)
Karen Malebranche
Executive Director for VA/DoD Health Affairs, IC3
How I Got Back to Being Me: The Many Facets of Rehabilitation
Joshua Marino
Veteran Mentor, Human Engineering Research Laboratories

See the symposium photos on the HERL Facebook page

All presentations are in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view.

Course Directors/Guest Faculty Biographies and Contact Information