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Kathleen Weissberg, in her 20+ years of practice, has worked in long-term care as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including falls management, regulatory and reimbursement, dementia care and staging. She provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She has lectured nationally for AOTA and Pioneer Network, at the state level, and authored publications on dementia quality care. She presents regularly for the State 13 different LeadingAge organizations.
Barbara L. Kornblau, JD, OTR (FL), FAOTA, CCM, CDMS, CPE, ABDA, received her degree in occupational therapy from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. Barbara is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow for Senators Harkin and Rockefeller. She organized stakeholders to work to include people with disabilities in the Affordable Care Act and its implementing regulations and founded the Coalition for Disability Health Equity. She is a Past President of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She has litigated cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act involving discrimination in employment and health care services. Barbara has presented nationally and internationally, and is widely published. A former Dean, and Professor of Occupational Therapy, Public Health, and Law, her current academic appointment is in the Occupational Therapy Program at Florida A&M University.
Rebecca Martin is the Manager of Clinical Education and Training at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also an Assistant Professor at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She joined Kennedy Krieger in 2005 as a Senior Occupational. Since 2010, Dr. Martin has been the Manager of Clinical Education and Training at ICSCI and is responsible for program development, staff training, and oversight of the clinical research program. Rebecca speaks nationally on topics related to Activity-Based Rehabilitation; she has taught many continuing education courses for rehabilitation professionals in the areas of neurological pathology, rehabilitation, and research. Her research interests are in novel applications of electrical stimulation for the restoration of function lost to spinal cord injury.
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