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Nov22
Lecture: Activity and Participation in Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy
11/22/2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College of Allied Health Rm 1047

Dr. Kristie Bjornson is a Board Certified Pediatric Physical Therapist with over 30 years of clinical experience in settings such as the NICU, public schools, birth-to-three centers, and at Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Seattle, Washington. Dr. Bjornson is currently an Associate Professor, Developmental Medicine, Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute. Since 1989 she has been the Research Coordinator for the Spasticity Management Clinic at SCH, serving as the project coordinator for the randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis of selective dorsal rhizotomy, botulinum toxin-A and a descriptive cross sectional study of intrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy. Presently, she has an NICHD NIH K23 career development award focusing on the measurement of ambulatory physical activity and participation in daily life of children with cerebral palsy and the influence of orthotics. A member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM), Dr. Bjornson has served on the Membership, Research, Adaptive Sports and Recreation Committees, been the Annual meeting Scientific Program Chair as well as secretary on the AACPDM Board of Directors. She has been an item writer for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Pediatric Board Certification exam and served on the APTA Section on Pediatrics program and research committees.

Oklahoma City: College of Allied Health Building
1200 N. Stonewall Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK
Allied Health Building, Room 1047
Parking: Parking garage on corner of 13th & Stonewall

Tulsa (Broadcast): Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Room 2J25
Parking: Southeast parking lot

For additional information or accommodations, please contact Loretta Ratliff (405) 271-2131, ext. 47110

Sponsored by: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Department of Rehabilitation Sciences