Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) 5th Annual Summit + Expo: September 1-3, 2015 - Jacksonville, FL

The Summit Experience

About Summit

An intensive, three-day learning/sharing experience for SCI/D, MS, ALS, and TBI

Interdisciplinary Approach

Collaboration among your team of health professionals is critical for success.

Tracks

Diverge, explore, and collaborate with 75+ Sessions and 23 ePoster Sessions.

Network

Three days | 800+ great minds | All focused on care for those with spinal cord injury/disease.

Keynote and Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. David J. Shulkin, M.D. was nominated by President Barack Obama and sworn in as VA’s Under Secretary for Health on July 6, 2015.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Ann M. Spungen is trained as an applied physiologist and statistician from Columbia University in New York.

Plenary Speaker:
Murray Blackmore, PhD, assistant professor, Marquette University, received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

Plenary Speaker:
Jeffery D. Kocsis, PhD, is professor of neurology and neurobiology at the Yale University School of Medicine and senior research career scientist in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Plenary Speaker:
Ruth Ann Marrie is a professor of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Manitoba.

Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Daniel Perl was born and raised in New York City and received his undergraduate degree from Columbia and his medical training at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.

Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Frank Pintar is a professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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 75+ Speakers

Keynote Address by Dr. Ann M.Spungen, winner of the prestigious Samuel J.Heyman Science and Environment Medal

 50+ Sessions

Including 5 Plenary sessions and 48 breakout sessions on holistic strategies and best practices for SCI/D, TBI, PTSD, MS and ALS

 3 Days

Including presentations from the nation’s leading research and clinical experts

 100+ Agencies

Interdisciplinary attendees and exhibitors from around the nation showcasing the latest medical innovations in the industry

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03 Nov 2015
Just a friendly reminder to all 2015 conference attendees and clinicians - please complete your online evaluations of the 5th Annual Summit + Expo....
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02 Sep 2015
The 2015 Summit + Expo media page is now available.  You can enjoy our image gallery and daily Summit Recap videos right here: http://2015.summitpva....
02 Sep 2015
Veterans Affairs Nurse Recognized for Care of Spinal Cord Injury Patients Washington, DC—Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans)...
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Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury Unit Chief Recognized for Care of Spinal Cord Injury Patients Washington, DC—Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America...
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Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury Unit Chief Recognized for Care of Spinal Cord Injury Patients Washington, DC—Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America...
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Veterans Affairs Occupational Therapist Recognized for Work with Spinal Cord Injury Patients Washington, DC—Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (...
31 Aug 2015
Department of Veterans Affairs Health Undersecretary David Shulkin to give Keynote Address on Wednesday Washington DC—Beginning tomorrow, Paralyzed...
25 Aug 2015
Paralyzed Veterans of America to Educate Hundreds of Health Care Professionals at 5th Annual Summit + EXPO Veterans Affairs Health Undersecretary...
21 Jul 2015
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27 Mar 2015
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Paralyzed Veterans of America
5th Annual Summit + Expo
September 1-3, 2015
Jacksonville, FL 32202

About Us

Paralyzed Veterans of America has a long track record in helping to change lives and build brighter futures for all people who live with SCI and related diseases, such as MS. We look forward to partnering with you to hurry history in this vitally important area of medicine and health care.

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Contacts

For general information about the Summit + Expo, including registration, please contact us at:

  • summit@pva.org
  • 1-800-424-8200
  • 801 Eighteenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006-3517