Nov. 8 webinar: Shaping the SCI Research Landscape: How Consumers Can Make a Difference

The Spaulding New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center (SNERSCIC) will present a webinar on Thurs., Nov. 8th on "Shaping the SCI Research Landscape: How Consumers Can Make a Difference" presented by Dr. Chloe Slocum, a Staff Physiatrist, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.

Dr. Slocum will explore historical perspectives in spinal cord injury (SCI) research and examine how consumer feedback and input has been integral to the current research landscape. She will review channels and methods by which consumers can continue to play an active role in dialogues around current and future SCI research and contemporary findings on barriers and facilitators for clinical trial participation for persons with SCI.

   Dr. Chloe Slocum

Dr. Chloe Slocum

The live webinar is part of SNERSCIC's Knowledge in Motion SCI Lecture/Webcast Series and will take place from 3:30-5 p.m. PST.  CLICK HERE to register for the webinar.

The overall goal of SNERSCIC is to provide a multidisciplinary comprehensive system of care for individuals with SCI as a basis for conducting research that extends the existing evidence base for SCI rehabilitation. Their focus is health, function and technology, especially for the most vulnerable, to empower individuals with SCI to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives.

They also have various SCI-related studies for which they need volunteers.  For a list of their current studies, CLICK HERE.