AGENDA

7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM to 8:05 AM - Welcome and Housekeeping – Dr. Andrew Reisner 
8:05 AM to 8:30 AM - Patient Family Story

Session 1: Pathophysiology, Recognition, Return to School

8:30 AM to 8:55 AM - Overview and Brief Pathophysiology – Dr. David Marshall 
8:55 AM to 9:15 AM - Recognition and Initial Steps – Dr. Josh Vova
9:15 AM to 9:35 AM - Return to School Strategies – Dr. Tom Burns
9:35 AM to 9:55 AM - Pitfalls in Recovering Due to Headaches – Dr. Barbara Weissman 
9:55 AM to 10:10 AM - [Break and light refreshments]
10:10 AM to 10:40 AM - Keynote Speaker: Steve Wallace, former NFL player for the San Francisco 49ers

Session 2: Return to Sports, Research, The Future

10:40 AM to 11:00 AM - Strategies for Return to Sports – Dr. David Marshall
11:00 AM to 11:20 AM - An Introduction to Biomarkers for Concussion – Dr. Laura Blackwell
11:20 AM to 11:45 AM - Prevention/Protection: Where Are We Headed? - Dr. Tom Burns and Dr. Dr. Josh Vova 
11:45 AM to 12.30 PM - [Lunch, networking and exhibitors]

Session 3: Panel Discussion

12:30 PM to 1:20 PM - Panel discussion with concussion specialists facilitated by Chuck Otto, Director of Development, The Foundation at Children's
• Neurosurgery
• Neuropsychology
• Physiatry
• Sports Medicine
• Concussion Nurse
• Emergency Department
• Vestibular Therapy
• Georgia Institute of Technology

Session 4: Vestibular Therapy

1:20 PM to 1:50 PM - Vestibular Therapy – Kelly Peczka, MSPT, Kaitlin Sipos, AuD CCC-A/F-AAA and Kenneth “Allen” Jarratt, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Conference Closure

1:50 PM to 2:00 PM - Conference Summary – Dr. Andrew Reisner

2:00 PM - Adjourn

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Andee's Army is an Atlanta-based 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to funding the recovery and rehabilitation of children who have sustained brain and spinal cord injuries.

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