Speaker List

2017 Working 2 Walk Symposium

Confirmed speakers as of August 7, 2017.

Kim Anderson-Erisman, PhD, Director of Education, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Gregory Bigford, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM Miller School of Medicine & Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Murray Blackmore, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University

Sabrina Cohen, Founder & President, Sabrina Cohen Foundation

Rachel Cowan, PhD, Research Asst. Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

W. Dalton Dietrich, III, PhD, Scientific Director, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Adam Ferguson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Katie Gant, PhD, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Ida Fox, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis – School of Medicine

Eric Harness, Owner/Founder, NeuroEx

Jonathon Jagid, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, University of Miami Health System

Yu-Shang Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosciences Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Allan Levi, MD, PhD, FACS, Chairman of the Dept. of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami – School of Medicine

Ching-Yi Lin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosciences Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Paul Lu, PhD, Associate Researcher, University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine

Amy Moore, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis – School of Medicine

Chet Moritz, PhD, Associate Professor of Rehabilitative Medicine, University of Washington

Megan Moynahan, MS, Executive Director, Institute for Functional Restoration at Case Western Reserve University

Brian R. Noga, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Monica Perez, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Paul Reier, PhD, Anne & Oscar Lackner Professor and Eminent Scholar, Department of Nueroscience, University of Florida

Matthew Rodreick, Executive Director, Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

Harvey Sihota, Chief Executive, Neurokinex

Jerry Silver, PhD, Professor of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University

Christine K. Thomas, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Michelle Towle, DP Clinical

Eva Widerstron-Noga, DDS, PhD, Research Professor, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Edward D. Wirth, III, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Asterias Biotherapeutics