Manager, Patient Advocacy and Special Programs
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Baltimore, Maryland – United States
Erin Michael, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS is Manager of Patient Advocacy and Special Programs at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury in Baltimore. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Ithaca College in 2006. She specializes in treating paralyzing neurological conditions, including multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, cerebral palsy, and traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injury. She is Founder and current Chair of Team Kennedy Krieger, a developing adult adaptive sports program within the Institute. Additionally, Michael is the coordinator of the ICSCI Seating and Mobility Clinic and has specialized in seating and mobility for over 10 years. Lastly, she has as special interest in advocacy as it relates to patient rights, disability rights and access to healthcare. Michael is a member of the Clinician’s Task Force and of the RESNA Professional Standards Board. She previously held the position of vice-chair of the Seating and Wheeled Mobility SIG of RESNA for three years. She presented at both local and national conferences.
Thursday, November 7
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM