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On August 27th, 2013 at MUSC, Dr. Janet Niemeier, Director of Research, Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, NC, presented on "SCI and Co-Occurring Traumatic Brain Injury".  Visit our Grand Round page to view her Power Point Slides and video.
In May 2013, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) held the 39th Annual Pre-Course titled, “The State of Science of Prevention and Management of Secondary Health Conditions in People after Spinal Cord Injury” (Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital co-hosted).  The pre-course commenced the American Spinal Injury Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting.  The state of the science conference presented interim results as well as presentations related to the prevention and management of secondary health conditions (SHCs) in the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) population. Click to view --Full Report-- or --Executive Summary--


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Our summer medical student Janice Davis presented her poster today, November 11, 2013, at the Perry V Halushka Research Day. Her topic was Pre and Post Injury Alcohol Consumption and Smoking Status Among Acute Spinal Cord Injury Participants.

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Our team attended the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) 40th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, IL. We co-hosted with MedStar/NRH a pre-course meeting on May 5, 2013 on The State of the Science of Prevention and Management of Secondary Health Conditions in People after Spinal Cord Injury.

Dr. Yue Cao, Research Associate, was one of the panelists for the session on Secondary Conditions and Mortality.
Dr. Lee Saunders, Research Assistant Professor, was another panelists for the session on Disparities, Surveillance, and Community.
Dr. James Krause, Professor and Associate Dean, accepted an award on May, 7th 2013.
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