Children’s Specialized Hospital Research Center is proud to provide our Distinguished Lecture Series; a free- research education program for health care professionals to attend lectures and meet world-renowned doctors and research specialists on various topics and studies affecting the health care industry today.
Because we understand the important role that education and research play to facilitate ground-breaking discoveries that will change the lives of people and families for years to come; Children’s Specialized Hospital Research Center provides an innovative and exciting opportunity for all health care professionals to learn more about featured topics and research projects.
March 29, 2017
Distinguished Lecture Series- Dr. Gerard A. Gioia
Dr. Gerald A. Gioia, Ph.D. will speak on the topic of "Community-Based Concussion Care for Children: A Macro Perspective." This one-hour lecture is followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
All physicians, researchers, therapists, and other healthcare professionals are invited.
Register online here.
Gerard A. Gioia is the Division Chief of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System, where he directs the SCORE Concussion Program. He is also the Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the GWU School of Medicine. As a researcher, he is interested in the development of post-concussion clinical and research tools to identify injury manifestations and track recovery in children. He has worked with the CDC on their "Heads Up" concussion educational toolkits and is a principal author of the "Heads Up: Brain Injury in your Practice" toolkit for healthcare providers. Dr. Gioia has participated in the International Concussion in Sport Group Consensus meetings, American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Guideline panel, and the CDC’s mild TBI guideline development. He works with the Washington Capitals, Baltimore Ravens, and high school and youth sports organizations. Dr. Gioia is President-elect of the Sports Neuropsychology Society. He is a former high school and college football and rugby player.
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Dr. Craig Newschaffer: "Environmental Exposure and Autism Risk: Narrowing Knowledge Gaps." Held April 28, 2016
Dr. David D. Sherry: “Amplified Pain - when it hurts too much, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.” Held January 15, 2016
Dr. David S. Mandell: “Policy is not enough: what we need to do to make autism interventions work in the community." Held December 11, 2015
Dr. James C. (Cole) Galloway:“Go Baby Global: Technology for everywhere you play and walk.” Held October 30, 2015
Dr. Keith Yeates: “Social Outcomes in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury.” Held April 22, 2015
Dr. Flora Vaccarino: “Autism Spectrum Disorders and Macrocephaly: Defining abnormalities using iPSC models.” Held March 9, 2015
Dr. Erin Bigler: “Networks, Connectivity and Neuropsychology: The Latest in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).” Held October 2, 2014
Dr. Joseph Buxbaum: “Gene Discovery in Autism and the Impact on Improved Patient Care.” Held June 26, 2014
Dr. Cathy Lord: “Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Held April 24, 2014