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Fourth Annual Joining Forces: BUMC and VA Boston Healthcare SYSTEM Conference

8:30 am to 1 PM in Hiebert lounge

14th floor of the BUSM


This year our speakers will include:

Jennifer J. vasterling, Ph.D.

Chief of Psychology and Investigator, Behavioral Sciences Division, National Center for PTSD, VABHS

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

“Cognitive and emotional changes in comorbid PTSD/TBI in OIF/OEF Veterans”


Robert A. stern, PH.D.

Director of Clinical Research for the BU Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center and

Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine

“Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A Neurodegenerative Disease Following Repetitive Head Impact”


These presentations will be followed by a

Poster Session

Earlier Event: October 29
"I Remember Better When I Paint"
Later Event: November 18
"A Reason for Hope"