“Translating ‘Translational Research’ to Rehabilitation: What Are Our Treatments and Who Are We Treating?”

  • Starts: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Reception to follow in the Setterberg Lounge. About the Speaker: John Whyte, MD, PhD is a physiatrist and experimental psychologist specializing in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. He is the founding director and institute scientist emeritus of the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. Whyte’s research focuses on cognitive impairment after TBI, including assessment and treatment, with a major emphasis on disorders of attention, executive function, and consciousness. In addition to his empirical research, he has a longstanding interest in the special challenges posed by rehabilitation treatment trials, the difficulties in defining rehabilitation treatments, the role of theory in guiding rehabilitation research, and the process of translating scientific advances into practical rehabilitation treatment interventions. Whyte’s research has been funded by the NIH, NIDILRR, PCORI, the Department of Defense, and numerous private foundations. He has received awards for his research contributions including the Distinguished Academician from the Association of Academic Physiatrists and the Moody Prize for contributions to brain injury research and practice. In 2015, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Contact Katy Staley for more details or to request specific accommodations. You may also contact BU Disability Services at access@bu.edu.
John Whyte, MD, PhD
Sargent College, 635 Commonwealth Avenue
Room 101
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