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09 Oct

2012 NSTA Symposium Information – October 20 and 21, 2012

I am pleased to announce that we are hosting the 2012 symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The symposium will take place on the weekend of October 20 and 21. We have a great line up of guest speakers for this symposium with interesting topics.

  • Vince Clark, PhD
    Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of New Mexico
    Neuroimaging in Spasmodic Torticollis
  • Hyder Jinnah, MD, PhD
    Director of the Dystonia Coalition
    “The Dystonia Coalition: Improving Our Understanding and Assessments of Torticollis”
  • Teresa Jacobson Kimberley, PT, PhD
    Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Program in Physical Therapy
    “Trends in Non-Surgical and Non-Pharmacological Management of Spasmodic Torticollis”

  • Mark Ledoux, M.D, PhD
    Professor of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    “Spasmodic Torticollis – Phenomenology, Classification and Diagnostic Evaluation” and “Genetics of Spasmodic Torticollis”
  • Jill Ostrem, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neurology in the UCSF School of Medicine
    “Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia”
  • Jay A. Van Gerpen, M.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic Florida
    “The Medical Therapy of Cervical Dystonia”
  • Brenda Wieber, RN, BSN, CPC
    Regional Reimbursement Manager – Midwest
    Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC
    Billing and Coding for Injections of Botulinum Toxin

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