The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is hosting the ninth annual Glen E. Gresham Lecture on Thursday, March 28.
Dr. John Whyte, Institute Scientist Emeritus, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA will present a lecture titled, “The Active Ingredients of Rehabilitation.”
The annual lecture is sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions’ Department of Rehabilitation Science. The talk is scheduled to start promptly at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. A live stream of the lecture will be available to view online. Interested attendees should RSVP.
Dr. Whyte will discuss his research and focus on cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury, including assessment and treatment, with a major emphasis on disorders of attention, executive function, and consciousness.
Dr. Whyte 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.
His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Department of Defense, and a number of private foundations. He has received numerous awards for his research contributions including Distinguished Academician from the Association of Academic Physiatrists, and the Moody Prize for contributions to brain injury research and practice and was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2015.