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The PINK Concussions Summit with the Tampa VA: Explorations in Female Military Brain Injury

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa USF
Monday, December 17, 2018
8 am to 4 pm with an evening reception to follow

CLICK for Official Press Release issued by the Tampa VA on Dec 14, 2018

This invitation-only event is free. To request an invite, contact: Katherine@PINKconcussions.com or Gabriela.Ryan@va.gov

PINK 6 - The PINK Concussions Summit with the Tampa VA: Explorations in Female Military Brain Injury Summit, will be held on Dec 17, 2018, and will focus on brain injury in veteran and active-duty women hosted by the Tampa VA.

The keynote speakers will be Katherine Helmick, Deputy Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), and Dr. Paul Pasquina. Dr. Pasquina is leading NCAA Care Consortium Concussion Research for the US Service Academies and will share concussion data from United States Military, Naval, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine Academies.

DRAFT Agenda - subject to change

Welcome and Introduction
Joe Battle, Tampa VA Director, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa VA
Dr. Steven Scott, DO; James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa VA
Gabriela Ryan, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center 
Katherine Snedaker, LCSW, PINK Concussions

Morning Keynote
Keynote: Katherine Helmick, MS, CRNP, ANP-BC, CNRN, Deputy Director, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)     

Afternoon Keynote: 
NCAA DoD Care Consortium – Report on the Service Academies Data Set 
Dr. Paul Pasquina, MD, USA (retired) Walter Reed, Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine 
        
Assessment and Imaging  
Dr. Maheen Adamson, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto/Stanford University School of Medicine    
Dr. Pritesh Parbhoo, Psy.D. Clinical Director, NeuroInternational Healthcare, LLC  
Dr. Alexander Lin, Director, Center for Clinical Spectroscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School 

Dr. Pritesh Parbhoo, Psy.D. Clinical Director, NeuroInternational Healthcare, LLC  


TBI & PTSD in Women in the Military
Dr. Ann Rasmusson, National PTSD/Boston VA

Dr. M. Windy McNerney, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto/Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Laura Bajor, TBI Psychiatry, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa VA

Dr. Terri K. Pogoda, PhD, Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston University School of Public Health

Dr. Catherine Fortier, PhD - TRACTS Cohort, VA Boston

TBI and Headaches in Women
Dr. Georgia Kane, Headache Center of Excellence, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Tampa VA
Dr. Tad Seifert, MD, Norton Healthcare's Sports Concussion Program, University of Kentucky College of Medicine    

Animal Models  
Dr. Mark Kindy, PhD, Pharmacy, James Haley, USF, Shriners

Dr. Candace Floyd: Impact of large animal models of TBI as translational intermediaries for discovery

Alternative Approaches and Cultural Considerations for Research

Mr. Brian Anderson: Community-Based, Mind-Body approach to Post WarHealing
Dr. Monique Pappadis, MEd, PhD, The University of Texas Medical Branch 

A Panel of Female Veterans with TBI Moderated by Katherine Snedaker,  
Harmony Allen - Airforce training accident TBI
Freya - Domestic Violence TBI 
Teri Oliver-Hudgins