The 2020 speaking faculty has not yet been announced. Please check back in the coming weeks for updates or join our mailing list HERE. Below is the agenda from the 9th Annual Conference, which took place on May 16-17, 2019.
2019 Speaking Faculty

  • Doug Jeffery, Ph.D.

  • Acting Branch Chief, Immunology & Flow Cytometry Branch, CDRH, Office of In Vitro Diagnostics & Radiological Health, Div. of Immunology & Hematology Devices
  • US Food & Drug Administration

  • Terry M. Rauch, Ph.D., MPH, MBA

  • Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Readiness Policy & Oversight)
  • United States Department of Defense


  • Angela Lumba-Brown, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Prof., Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Assistant Prof., Pediatrics, Co-Director, Stanford Concussion & Brain Performance Center
  • Stanford University School of Medicine


  • Elisabeth Wilde, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
  • University of Utah

  • Joseph Giacino, Ph.D.

  • Dir. of Rehab. Neuropsychology, Dir., SRN Disorders of Consciousness Program/Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Physical Med. & Rehab.
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School

  • Angela Boutte, Ph.D.

  • Principal Investigator & Research Biologist, Brain Trauma, Neuroprotection, & Neurorestoration Branch, Ctr. for Military Psychiatry & Neuroscience Research
  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research


  • Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, MD, Ph.D.

  • Assoc. Dir. for Clinical Research, Center for Neurodegeneration & Repair, Dir. of Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Research Center, Presidential Prof. of Neurology, Penn Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania

  • Sara Isbell

  • Chief Executive Officer, President & Co-Founder
  • Mercaptor Discoveries


  • Ross Zafonte, DO

  • Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Prof. & Chair of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


  • Jessica Gill, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

  • Deputy Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research, Lasker Clinical Research Scholar, Sr. Investigator
  • National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), NIH

  • Andreas Jeromin, Ph.D.

  • Chief Scientific Officer
  • Cohen Veterans Bioscience


  • Vincent Simmon, Ph.D.

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Spinogenix

  • Daniel Perl, MD

  • Prof. of Pathology (Neuropathology)/Director, Neuropathology Core
  • Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences/Center for Neurosciences & Regenerative Medicine


  • Catherine Fortier, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor/Psychologist/Associate Clinical Director and Principal Investigator, TRACTS/GRECC
  • Harvard Medical School/VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Michel Baudry, Ph.D.

  • Chief Executive Officer/Dean, Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences
  • Neuraegis/Western University of Health Sciences


  • C. Edward Dixon, Ph.D.

  • Neurotrauma Prof. of Neurological Surgery, Vice Chair of Research, Dept. of Neurological Surgery, Prof. of Neurological Surgery, Neurobiology, & Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • University of Pittsburgh


  • Ina Wanner, Ph.D.

  • Assoc. Research Scientist, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine
  • University of California Los Angeles


  • William Meehan III, MD

  • Director, Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention/Associate Director of the Football Players Health Study
  • Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard University


  • Magnus Hansson, MD, Ph.D.

  • Chief Medical Officer, VP Preclinical Development & Clinical Development
  • Neurovive Pharmaceutical


  • Kevin Wang, Ph.D.

  • Exec. Dir., Center for Neuroproteomics & Biomarkers Research, Chief, Translational Research, Assoc. Prof. of Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Physiological Science, Dept. of Psychiatry, College of Medicine
  • University of Florida


  • Nicholas Conti, Ph.D.

  • Head Business Development
  • Quest Diagnostics


  • Michael Ruff, Ph.D.

  • Founder, President and CEO
  • Creative Biopeptides


  • Todd Kilbaugh, MD

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/University of Pennsylvania


  • W. Frank Peacock, IV, MD, FACEP

  • Associate Chair & Research Director, Emergency Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine


  • Jeff Bazarian, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and PHS
  • University of Rochester


  • Alain Ptito, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine
  • McGill University


  • Michael Hoffmann

  • Deputy Director, Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices, Office of Device Evaluation, Center for Devices & Radiological Health
  • US FDA


  • Santosh Srinivasaiah

  • Senior Lead Technologist
  • Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Kim Skinner, PT, DPT

  • Director of Physical Therapy
  • Helius Medical Technologies


  • Suzanne Garcia, Ph.D.

  • Senior Lead Scientist
  • Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Allison Kumar

  • CEO, Principal Consultant
  • Arina Consulting

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