Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium
Friday, November 10, 2017
Clinical Neurosciences Building
175 N. Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Interdisciplinary healthcare providers are invited to meet, discuss, and share knowledge with leading neurologists, neurosurgeons, and rehabilitation specialists about the latest research and developments in treating pediatric neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

Learn how to better diagnose your pediatric patients who are exhibiting neurological and neurosurgical conditions and meet interdisciplinary specialists who can join your treatment teams for the best outcomes for these amazing children.


7:15-7:45 AM - Registration and Continental breakfast
7:45-8:00 AM - Welcome and Introduction
8:00-9:00 AM - Digital health: A new set of responsibilities and opportunities - Wendy Sue L. Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP
9:00-9:45 AM - Evidence-based care for children with Cerebral Palsy: What happens when there’s no evidence? - Nancy Murphy, MD
9:45-10:00 AM - Break and Vendors
10:00-10:45 AM - Tuberous sclerosis complex–New science behind clinical innovation - Angela Peron, MD
10:45-11:30 AM - Zika virus and the developing brain - James F. Bale, Jr. MD
11:30 AM-12:30 PM - Lunch and Networking
12:30-1:15 PM - BOLD future of fMRI in pediatric neuroscience –Applications and new directions - Brandon A. Zielinski, PhD, MD
1:15-2:00 PM - Botulinum therapies for treatment of spasticity: Indications, Evidence, Outcomes and Values - Kilby Mann, MD
2:00-2:45 PM - Brachial plexus injuries: Medical and surgical approaches to care and outcomes - Michael M. Green, DO and Mark A. Mahan, MD
2:45-3:00 PM - Break and Vendors
3:00-3:45 PM - Outcomes of children with mild vs. complicated mild TBI - Colby Hansen, MD
3:45-4:30 PM - Minimally invasive epilepsy surgery in children - Robert J. Bollo, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP, FAANS
4:30-5:15 PM - TOPIC TBA - Sam Cheshier, MD, PhD
5:15 PM - Conference summation



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Primary Children’s Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presented by:

  • Primary Children's Hospital
  • Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah


If you have any questions please contact:

Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Education, Practice, and Research
(801) 662-3500