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Annual Conference Keynote Speaker!

Friday, May 18, 2018  
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We are excited to announce our Keynote Speaker for our Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Michael Boninger!

Bio: Dr. Boninger is a Professor and UPMC Endowed Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. He has joint appointments in the Departments of Bioengineering, Rehabilitation Science and Technology and the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine. He is a Senior Medical Director for Post-Acute Care for the Health Services Division of UPMC. He is also a physician researcher for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Boninger has an extensive publication record of over 220 papers. His central research focus is on enabling increased function and participation for individuals with disabilities through development and application of assistive, rehabilitative and regenerative technologies. Dr. Boninger also has extensive experience and publications related to training researchers. His students have won over 50 national awards. Dr. Boninger holds 4 United States patents and has received numerous honors, including being inducted into the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Science.

We look forward to hearing Dr. Michael Boninger speak this fall in Pittsburgh.


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