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2nd Annual Interprofessional Health Care Symposium

Last updated 10/23/2022

The USC Emeriti Center in partnership with the USC Keck School of Medicine presented the 2nd Annual Interprofessional Health Care Symposium: Resources for a Healthier Longer Life, on Friday, January 5, 2018, from 9:30 am – 2:00 pm on the USC Health Sciences Campus.

The Keynote Speaker: Freddi Segal-Gidan, Ph.D., PA-C Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology & Family Medicine presented “Making the most of Your Medical Appointment”

Panel One

The Geriatric Assessment Program: Filling in the GAP in Healthcare” featuring Family Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Dentistry

Moderator: Bonnie J. Olsen, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs, Keck School of Medicine of USC

  • Ashley Halle, OTD, OTR/L, Coordinator of Primary Care Residency and Services and Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy, USC Chan Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
  • Carolyn Kaloostian, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Geriatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • Jennifer Okuno, MPT, GCS, Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy, USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
  • Piedad Suarez, DDS, Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Panel Two

Moderator: Theresa Sivers-Teixeira, MSPA, PA-C, Instructor of Clinical Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

  • “Maintaining Your Memory” – Margaret Gatz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Gerontology, & Preventive Medicine, USC Dornsife Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
  • “Protecting your Assets” – Julie Schoen, JD, NCEA Deputy Director, Keck School of Medicine
    University of Southern California
  • “Sleep Hygiene” – Samantha Valasek, OTD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
    USC Chan Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy
  • “Maximizing Medical Insurance Benefits” – Aileen Harper, Center for Health Care Rights

Resources from the Symposium

Margaret Gatz Presentation: Maintaining Your Memory

Keynote: Make Most of Medical Appt

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