This presentation focuses on how an innovative culture and research mindset can facilitate ethical and effective uptake of rehabilitation technology into a clinical program.
Learn about the vast experience of the Shepherd Center, a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, that since 1975 has been focusing on medical treatment, research, and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and disease, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, and other neuromuscular problems.
Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to outline a strategy that starts before purchase for successful utilization of rehabilitation technology to advance clinical practice.
Meet our speaker
Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM
is a grant-funded researcher, physical therapist, and educator with over 30 years of experience in the neurorehabilitation field.
As Director of Multiple Sclerosis Research at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Debbie’s research activities have a broad scope that includes facilitating pharmacologic and device-related clinical trials, and the investigation of rehabilitation interventions to facilitate greater function, health and quality of life in people with MS.
At Shepherd she has been instrumental in facilitating clinician involvement in research activities, translation of evidence into practice, uptake of technology into clinical programs, and incorporating standardized outcome assessment into routine clinical practice to better guide clinical care. Debbie enjoys presenting related to these efforts, in order to achieve her mission to empower patients, students and colleagues to achieve their greatest potential, and to advance rehabilitation science and care.
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