Program Description: 

The research issue we wish to address is increasing research activity within the department, and forming/capitalizing on collaborations with faculty from other departments and institutions.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

Andrea Cyr, DO

Title: Ultrasonographic Assessment of the Lateral Epicondyle in Manual Wheelchair-Users

1. Determine the prevalence of lateral epicondylosis in manual wheelchair-users based on ultrasound assessment and physical exam.

2. Identify possible risk of injury of the common extensor tendon from altered elbow mechanics related to manual wheelchair-users

3. Identify ways to decrease risk of injury to the lateral epicondyle in manual wheelchair-users.


Jacob Pfieffer, DO

Title: Intrathecal baclofen dosing regimens in patients with TBI, CVA, MS, CP, SCI: A retrospective chart review

1.  To determine if there are any potential patterns to intrathecal baclofen dosing between uderlying cause of spasticity

2.  To determine if there are potential patterns to intrathecal baclofen dosing between functional level of patients with spasticity 


Nick Wilcox, MD

Title: Functional Outcomes and Interventions in Relation to Degree of Foot-Ankle Deformity in Children with Cerebral Palsy

1. Describe the functional implications of cerebral palsy

2. Explain the utility of plantar pressure mapping in foot/ankle deformities

3. To relate plantar pressure data to functional outcomes and interventions in patients with cerebral palsy

Faculty & credentials: 



All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director: Matt Durand, PhD

Planning Committee:
Diane Braza, MD
Nick Ketchum, MD
John McGuire, MD
Karin Goodfriend, MD
Brian Robertson-Dick, MD
Meagan Jozwiak, MD
Erin Beddows, MD
Erin McGonigle, MD
Moriah Iverson, MS
Matt Durand, PhD
Rachel Minkin, MS
Sue Abrahms
Gunjan Srivastava


Rachel Minkin
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-1922

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
01/18/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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