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Dr.Clive Pai delivers the keynote address.
Students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians from across the region attend the symposium each year to present and discuss current research in an open and friendly environment.Over twenty student and faculty presentations are given each year, with a focus on student presentations. Further aims of the symposium are to encourage collaboration between researchers and to provide vocational information to students. The formal interactions during the presentations and the informal discussions that take place during the luncheon and social are key to fostering continued collaborations.
Clive Pai, MPT, PhD, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, and Director of the Clinical Gait and Movement Analysis Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago, delivered the keynote address “Learning From Falling: Inoculate Older Adults Against Falls.”The American Society for Biomechanics (ASB), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Tekscan, and Don Joy Orthopedics were sponsors of the 2013 event.