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Japan-US TBI Conference Tokyo Japan 2010

“34th Conference Japan Higher Order Brain Dysfunction (Neurological) Society; Japan-US Conference on Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)


Special Guest's Lecture
"Evaluating US Service Members for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Describing Prevalent Symptoms and Treatment Implications for Mild to Moderate TBI"

Lecturer:
Joel SCHOLTEN, MD, Associate Chief of Staff, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, DC VA Medical Center US Veterans Health Affairs

Moderator:
Yasoichi NAKAJIMA, MD, PhD (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)

Chairman's Lecture
"Developing Support Systems for Persons with Higher Order Brain Dysfunction in Japan"

Lecturer:
Yasoichi NAKAJIMA, MD, PhD (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)

Moderator:
Akio TSUBAKIBARA, MD, PhD (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School)

Japan-US Conference

"The Present Conditions of the Support of the Persons with Higher Brain Disfunction in Japan and the US"

Moderators:

Mr. Mayer MAX (Director, MindKnit Research Center, US)

Reiko FUKATSU, MD, PhD (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)



Symposium I :
"Dementia/Parkinson's disease and Higher Brain Disfunction"

Moderators:
Mitsuru KAWAMURA, MD, PhD (Department of Neurology Showa University School of Medicine)

Manabu IKEDA, MD, PhD (Department of Psychiatry and Neuropathobiology (Neuropsychiatry), Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University)


Symposium II:
"Neural Basis of Memory Disorder"

Moderator:
Etsuro MORI, MD, PhD (Tohoku University School of Medicine, Disability Science)


Educational Lectures:
"Aphasia: Oral Expression Aspect"

Lecturer: Machiko YOSHINO (University of Tsukuba, Master's Program in Education)

"Aphasia: Auditory Input Aspect"
Lecturer: Tomoyuki KOJIMA (Ichikawa Consultancy for Higher Brain Dysfunction)


"Aphasia: Reading Aspect"
Lecturer: Hideko MIZUTA (Department of Rehabilitation, Fujiikai Rehabilitation Hospital)


"Aphasia: Writing Aspect"

Lecturer: Matsuko SATO (The Southern TOHOKU General Hospital, Southern TOHOKU Research Institute for Neuroscience)

US-Japan Satellite Symposium, I believe we have tentatively agreed to have the following format with a panel discussion.


1. Individual presentations of current situations in Japan by Japanese presenters (lecture style presentation for the audience)

a.  "Statistic Report on One City in Japan"
Dr. Kenji Hachisuga
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan

b.  "Diagnosis" or "Driving Automobile"
Dr. Masaru Miura,
Psychiatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Showa University

c.  "Employment Support"
Dr. KatsuoTaya
Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disability


2. Description of the passage of a traumatic event by members from US, with a

soldier or patient in US and the outcomes: diagnosis, assessment, treatment,

and reintegration



Dr. Michael Jaffee,

Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center(s) (DVBIC), Walter Reed  Army

Medical Center;


Dr. Joel Scholten,

Associate Chief of Staff, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,

DC VA Medical Center US Veterans Health Affairs


Mayer Max,

Director, MindKnit Research Center;

Vice President Al Gore’s National Performance Review

U.S. Researchers (To Be Announced)


3. Panel discussion by US and Japanese members on 1. and 2.


4. Questions and Answers