Neuroprosthetics Symposium Agenda

September 16, 2009 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Campus Center, Odeum (3rd Floor)

8:30 – 9:00 am                 Registration

9:00 am – 12:00 pm         Morning Session

Welcome and Opening Remarks

W. Grant McGimpsey, PhD, Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies ad interim, Director, Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Dennis Berkey, Ph.D., President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Morning Speakers  

Lt. Col. Paul Pasquina, MD, Chief of the Integrated Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center

Buddy Ratner , PhD, Director University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials, Michael L. and Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

John E. Olerud, MD, George Odland Professor, Head, Division of Dermatology, University of Washington

Kent N. Bachus, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Director of Harold K. Dunn Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Utah

James Peter Beck, MD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Bone and Joint Research Lab, University of Utah

11:50 – 1:00 pm               Lunch

Afternoon Speakers

Todd Kuiken MD, PhD, Associate Dean & Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicin

Christopher Allan, MD, Associate Professor; Dept. of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Section of Hand and Microsurgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine

George Pins, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

2:45 pm                           Plenary Session ends

3:10 – 4:50 pm                 Invitation Only Roundtable Workshops

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