Stroke Conference Helps Translate Scientific Discoveries to Patient Care

Posted in Occupational Therapy

More than one hundred physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses and scientists gathered to learn the latest on stroke recovery and rehabilitation during an educational conference on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. This event, the second in a series of stroke care conferences sponsored by The Mizzou Advantage Initiative: One Health/One Medicine, was organized by a multi-disciplinary committee made up of stroke experts from the MU School of Medicine, the School of Health Professions and the Sinclair School of Nursing. “Conferences like this one help us translate scientific discoveries to patient care,” said Timothy Wolf, OTD, PhD, associate professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Missouri’s School of Health Professions and conference co-chair. “It is important to understand what types of research others are doing so that we can continue to make advancements in the science of...

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