ISPRM 2020's Plenary Speakers

Connecting People, Changing the World

ISPRM 2020, the joint Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting and International Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) World Congress, will be an unforgettable experience - dynamic, stimulating and forward-thinking.

Our sessions will connect you with thought leaders that have big, bold, cutting-edge ideas that are sure to influence your career. Get a sneak peek at your peers tweeting their excitement - join the conversation using #ISPRM2020.

We're proud to introduce our 2020 Plenary Speakers!

See our impressive line-up of over 175 educational sessions, including speaker bios!

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Our 2020 Plenary Speakers

Quinn Capers, MD

Alarcos Cieza, PhD, MPH

Victor Dzau, MD

Karen Nakamura, PhD

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Quinn Capers, MD

Interventional Cardiologist, Professor of Medicine and Vice Dean of Faculty,
The Ohio State University

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Alarcos Cieza, PhD, MPH

Coordinator of Blindness and Deafness Prevention, Disability and Rehabilitation,
The World Health Organization (WHO)

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Victor Dzau, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine
President, the National Academy of Medicine
The 2020 DeLisa Lecture

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Karen Nakamura, PhD

Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology,
The University of California, Berkeley

Peter Agre, MD

Amy Wagner, MD

Der-Sheng Han, MD

Carlotte Kiekens, MD

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Peter Agre, MD

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Amy Wagner, MD

Professor & Vice Chair for Faculty Academic Development,
Director of Translational Research,
Director of Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship,
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

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Der-Sheng Han, MD

Medical Director, the National Taiwan University Hospital Beihu Branch
Associate Professor, the National Taiwan University College of Medicine

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Carlotte Kiekens, MD

Field Coordinator, Cochrane Rehabilitation
Head of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic,
The University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Thomas Rando, MD, PhD

Akiko Ito, PhD

Sidney Licht Lecture

To be revealed in October 2019

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Thomas Rando, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology & Neurological Studies, Stanford University
Deputy Director, the Stanford Center on Longevity
Director of Rehabilitation Research & the Development Center of Excellence,
The Palo Alto VA Medical Center

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Akiko Ito, PhD

Chief of Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,
The United Nations

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TBA

Bio coming soon...