Co-sponsored by the University of Findlay's College of Health Professions and Shriner Hospitals for Children. This annual interprofessional education (IPE) event presents different topics in pediatric healthcare led by leading experts in those respected fields.
The Pediatric Healthcare Series is free and open to the community.
The Role of the Interdisciplinary Team in Successful Burn Management
Shriner Hospitals Pediatric Burn Team
Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Winebrenner - TLB Auditorium
950 N Main St, Findlay, OH 45840
Amanda Fields, MSN, RN, is the Manager of Education and Development at Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati. She started her nursing career at Shriners upon graduation, and was promoted to Clinical Coordinator where she mentored nurses. She is also a BLS, PALS, and ABLS instructor.
Lori Boerger, MSW, LSW, ACM-SW, has been a part of the Family Services/Care Management team at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati since 2006 which includes involvement with families whose children are receiving acute and outpatient treatment for burns, soft tissue reconstruction and craniofacial malformations. She received her BS and MSW at the University of Cincinnati.
Michelle Dwertman, PT, received her degree in physical therapy from the University of Kentucky. She worked in New York City for eight years before joining the Cincinnati Shriner's Hospital team. Michelle's work experiences include school-based physical therapy and out-patient therapy at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornel in pediatric and burns. She received credentials as an ABA burn certified therapist.
Past Pediatric Healthcare Series Events
Bone Health in Children
Peter A. Smith, M.D. has served as an Attending
Orthopaedic Surgeon at Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago since
1990, where he is Director of the Osteogenesis Imperfecta clinic, and
Medical Director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory.
Michelle Urban is a native Ohioan growing up in Toledo. She attended school at Marquette University obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy.
Spinal Cord Injury & Care
Purnendu Gupta, MD, chief of staff and pediatric spine surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children—Chicago. Kathy Zebracki, Ph.D., director of psychology at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Chicago and Adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Chicago Craniofacial Team Provided Cleft Lip Care Educational Session for UF Health Professions Students, Area Practitioners
From left, Susan Stevens, then Department Chair, and Athletic Training Program Director; Dr. David Morris, M.D.; Dr. Meredith Albert; and nurse practitioner Marisa Foss. Click here to read about the 2016 event.