Susan Harryman Lecture (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
Management of Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Featuring Guest Lecturers:
Charles Silberstein, MD, MSc and Ranjit Varghese, MD
- Appreciate the historical perspective of the orthopedic management of a child with cerebral palsy
- Understand current approaches to orthopedic surgery
- o Muscle procedures
- o Correction of lever arm dysfunction
- o Single Event Muti-Level Surgery (SEMLS)
- o What has changed in the field based on understanding muscle morphological changes
- Apply concepts to case studies by GMFCS level
- Learn about orthopedic management of the upper extremity
- Relate medical management to post-operative Habilitative and rehabilitative needs
4:30 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. Program commencement, Schaffer Auditorium.
6:30 p.m. Discussion/ Case presentation
7:00 p.m. Dinner (Buffet included)
Parking is free and is available in the Ashland garage adjacent to the 801 Broadway Outpatient Center. There is also parking available at the garage on Orleans opposite the Johns Hopkins Hospital but at your own expense.
Please email us if you are in need of any special accomodations.
Dr. Silberstein is an Orthopedic surgeon in the Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is as associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Varghese is the Medical director of Orthopedics and Ortho-Cerebral Palsy Program at Kennedy Krieger Institute and assistant professor of pediatric orthopedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Harryman lecture was created in honor of Susan Harryman, who served as the director of physical therapy at Kennedy Krieger for 36 years. She is recognized for her clinical excellence and contributions, particularly in the area of cerebral palsy, her advocacy for individuals with disabilities, and her influential mentorship to healthcare professionals and parents.
When & Where
Physical Therapy Department Kennedy Krieger Institute
Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with developmental disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through:
Patient Care--Specialists from various fields and disciplines work together to evaluate, diagnose, and create individualized treatment plans to guide patients and families through all stages of care.
Research and Professional Training--Our innovative research and professional training programs are leading the way in the understanding, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of developmental disabilities.
Special Education--We offer a number of school-based, hospital-based, and recreational programs designed to unlock the promise inside our students through innovative and customized educational approaches.
Community--We are committed to helping people with developmental disabilities achieve their potential and enjoy success in community life by providing access to resources, services, and model programs.