Education Program Online Videos

The following lectures are available to view online at no charge.  Please click on any presentation you’d like to view.   To help us continue to offer the most effective education programs, please take a moment to complete the brief online survey after the video.   Thank you!

Eating Well to Prevent and Manage Secondary Conditions in SCI
Joanne Smith
B.A., BRT Dip, CNP
Kylie James B.Sc. (OT), CNP
June 2014 NERSCIC & S-HSCIMS Knowledge in Motion SCI Education Series, Boston, MA

Neuroregenerative Properties of Dental Pulp Stem Cells and Their Future Potential to Improve Neurological Outcomes in SCI
Ricardo Battaglino, PhD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, The Forsyth Institute
Alpdogan Kantarci, DDS, PhD, The Forsyth Institute
Hatice Hasturk, DDS, PhD, The Forsyth Institute
Leslie Morse, DO, Spaulding-Harvard Spinal Cord Injury Model System, Harvard Medical School
January 2014 NERSCIC & S-HSCIMS Knowledge in Motion SCI Education Series, Boston, MA

New Advances in Research for Recovery after SCI
Jeffrey Macklis, MD, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Harvard Medical School
Lisa McKerracher, PhD, BioAxone Biosciences, Inc.
Angus McQuilken, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
June 2013 NERSCIC & S-HSCIMS Knowledge in Motion SCI Education Series, Boston, MA

Developing a Personal Emergency Preparedness Plan for Individuals with SCI
Jeffrey Dougan, Assistant Director of Community Services, MA Office on Disability (MOD)
March 2013 NERSCIC & S-HSCIMS Knowledge in Motion SCI Education Series, Boston, MA

Staying Well after SCI: What You Can Do and How We Can Help
Dr. Susan Bergman, Commonwealth Community Care (BCMG)
November 2012 NERSCIC & SHSCIMS Knowledge in Motion SCI Education Series, Boston, MA

Adaptive Sports and Recreation for Individuals with SCI
Chandler Bullard, David Lee, Northeast Passage, University of New Hampshire
May 2012 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

A Continuum of Strategies Targeted at Neuroplasticity for Recovery After Neurologic Injury
Susan Harkema, PhD, Rehabilitation Research Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
March 2012 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

How to Live With a Spinal Cord Injury and Osteoporosis
Andrei Krassioukov MD, PhD, FRCP, ICORD, University of British Columbia, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre Vancouver, BC, Canada
September 2011 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

The Skin You’re In: An Overview of Maintaining Skin Integrity for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
Lauren Harney, RN, BSN, CWON, Boston Medical Center
May 2011 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

The Affordable Care Act and People with Disabilties: Policy and Politics
Maia Fedyszyn, Community Catalyst
March 2011 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

From Then to Now to the Future
Susan P. Howley, Executive Vice President, Research Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
October 2010 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Cardiometabolic Disorders after Spinal Cord Injury; Causes, Consequences, and Effective Interventions
Mark S. Nash, PhD., FACSM, Professor of Neurological Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, Director of Applied Physiology Research, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Miami, FL
October 2010 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Aging with Spinal Cord Injury: Implications for the Future
Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, Director, Spinal Cord Injury Research, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC
October 2010 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Healthy Now, Ready for the Future: Being Prepared for Clinical Trials
Lindsay Huisman, Restorative Therapies
October 2010 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Spinal Cord Injury: From the Moment of Injury to Leading a Full and Healthy Life
Dr. Steve Williams, New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center at Boston Medical Center
March 2010 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

What is the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and How Does it Impact Spinal
Cord Injury Research?

Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
January 2010 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

The Benefits of Exercise for Those with Spinal Cord Injury
Brett Fechter, Mike Rollins, Journey Forward, Canton, MA
November 2009 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Get a Jump on Spasticity
Marika Hess, M.D., Assistant Chief, Spinal Cord Injury Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA
October 2009 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Depression and Coping with Spinal Cord Injury
Charles Bombardier, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
October 2009 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Neural Prostheses for Restoration of Bladder Function sps
Kenneth J. Gustafson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, Research Scientist, Cleveland VA Medical Center and Cleveland FES Center
October 2009 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Thriving Through and Beyond Trauma
Gary Karp, Onsight Awareness Training, San Rafael, CA
October 2009 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA (Conference Emcee)

Disability and Finance, What to Do Now
Dan Jones, Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
May 2009 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Rewarding Work Resources, Inc.; A New Resource for Individuals Who Utilize Personal Care Assistants (PCAs)
Elenore Parker, Rewarding Work Resources
March 2009 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center

The Impact of Obesity in Spinal Cord Injury
Dr. Rocco Chiappini, Crotched Mountain, Greenfield, NH
November 2008 NERSCIC Lecture, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Developing Stem Cell Treatments for SCI
Hans Keirstead, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Co-Director, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, University of California at Irvine
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Building a Foundation for the Future: Stem Cells, Embryos and Ethics
William Hurlbut, M.D., Neuroscience Institute at Stanford, Stanford University Medical Center
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Afternoon Introduction
Gary Karp, Onsight Awareness Training, San Rafael, CA
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA (Conference Emcee)

Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury is Possible Today: From Stem Cells to Activity Based Restoration Therapies
John McDonald, M.D., Ph.D., International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Clinical Trials Update
John Ditunno Jr., M.D., Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Town Meeting
Travis Roy, BS, Founder and Trustee, Travis Roy Foundation
September 2008 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA (Conference Town Meeting Moderator)

Progress, Promise, and Priorities in Spinal Cord Injury Research
Maria Amador, BSN, CRRN, Director of Education, Program Information & Referral, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
November 2007 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Eat Right® Home-Based Weight management Program for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
Phil Klebine, MA, Assistant Director, Research Services, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
November 2007 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities
Williams G. Swenson, Ph.D., VP Inclusion Research Institute, The Center for Disability and Special Needs Preparedness
November 2007 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Update on Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury
Stanley Ducharme, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine
November 2007 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Clinical Trials: From Knowledge to Action
Andrei Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, School of Rehabilitation, UBC, Department of PM & R, UWO
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Recovery of Locomotion after Spinal Cord Injury
V. Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D., Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Scientific Evidence for Activity Based Therapy for Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
Susan Harkema, Ph.D., Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

An Introduction to the Science of Stem Cells
Christopher Thomas Scott, Stanford University Program on Stem Cells in Society
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

The Politics of Stem Cells Panel Discussion
Eve Herold and Bernard Siegel, JD, Genetics Policy Institute
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

The Fragmented Regulation of Stem Cell Research
Bernard Siegel, JD, Genetics Policy Institute
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA

Inside the Korean Cloning Scandal; Lessons Learned for Scientific Integrity in a Global Research Environment
Eve Herold, Genetics Policy Institute
October 2006 NERSCIC Annual Consumer Research Conference, Boston, MA