Professor / Medical Director
Boston University / Braintree Rehab
Newton Centre, Massachusetts – United States
Douglas I. Katz, MD is Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, on staff at Boston Medical Center and Medical Director of the Brain Injury Program at Encompas Health Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. He served as President of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), 2015-2017.
With subspecialties in behavioral neurology, brain injury medicine and neurorehabilitation, he is a recognized leader in brain injury rehabilitation with over 30 years of experience in TBI clinical care, research, education and program development.
He has numerous publications in areas of research interest in TBI and neurorehabilitation, including neuropathology, natural history and outcome, disorders of consciousness, cognitive pharmacologic treatment, imaging, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He has co-edited several books, including 2 editions of a comprehensive text on TBI, Brain Injury Medicine (Demos).
He has been center PI on a number of multi-center collaborative grants on TBI, and co-investigator on NIH funded studies on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
He directs Neurorehabilitation fellowship at BU, and has been a national leader in developing training and certification standards for neurorehabilitation.
He is an associate editor of Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair and is on a number of editorial boards for brain injury and neurorehabilitation journals.
Dr. Katz has served on a number of other the boards including the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, Brain Injury Association of America, and MAB Community Services and the Ivy Street School.
His honors include the Sheldon Berrol Clinical Services Award from the Brain Injury Association of America (2001), the Ken Viste, Jr. award from the American Society of Neurorehabilitaiton (2012) and the Compassionate Care Award of the Brain Injury Association of MA (2013). He is a fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (FACRM), American Academy of Neurology (FAAN), American Society of Neurorehabilitation (FASNR) and the American Neurological Association (FANA).
Wednesday, November 6
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Thursday, November 7
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM