The American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) will host Rusk Experts during its annual meeting in Orlando, Fl, November 17-20. Experts from the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Longone Medical Center, headquartered in New York, NY, will present research and clinical perspectives in medical rehabilitation, treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and the integration of handheld technologies into the health care practice.

Jeffrey Cohen, MD, Doug Elwood, MD, and Swati Sathe, MD, will address personalized medicine and the use of genomic analysis to create individualized treatments for patients on November 18.

November 19, Steven Flanagan, MD, will emphasize the logic behind treating TBI as a chronic disease requiring life-long follow up. Also speaking on November 19, Jeffrey Cohen, MD, Doug Elwood, MD, and Jeffrey Heckman, DO, spotlight the integration of smartphones and tablet computers in health care practice.

Jaclyn Bonder, MD, will present techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and pain syndromes of the pelvic girdle region on November 20. Tamara Bushnik, PhD, and Steven Flanagan, MD, will follow up Bonder with a discussion encompassing the common complaint of fatigue in the TBI patient population as well as other disease population.

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Source: Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Longone Medical Center