Virtual Rehabilitation Divisional Meeting
'Optimizing Outcomes in Post-Covid Care of Adult and Pediatric Patients'
October 28, 2021 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Please join us for a panel discussion led by area physicians on 'Optimizing Outcomes in Post-Covid Care of Adult and Pediatric Patients'.

This is our first panel discussion in a two-part series focusing on post-Covid care.

This event is geared towards rehabilitation therapists, nurses, physicians, and clinical leaders, however all are invited to attend.

We look forward to a lively and informative discussion that will provide a framework for caring for our patients in a post-Covid world.

Register by clicking on the registration button above.

For more information or for any questions, please respond to this email or contact Srilekha Reddy Palle, PT, DPT, MBA, Director, Rehabilitation Services, Inova Alexandria Hospital, and Chair of The Healthcare Council's Rehabilitation Divisional Group.
Dr. Trovato is the Director of Rehabilitation at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also an assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Trovato received a bachelor's of science degree from Salem College in 1990 and a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1994. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Sinai Hospital-Johns Hopkins School of Medicine residency program in 1999, followed by a two-year pediatric rehabilitation fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Trovato joined the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Kennedy Krieger Institute faculty in 2001.
Panel Experts
Dr. Laura Malone is a pediatric neurologist and physician scientist in the Center for Movement Studies at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also an assistant professor of Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is the Co-Director of the Pediatric Post COVID-19 Rehabilitation Clinic with her colleague Dr. Amanda Morrow, and serves to address the pediatric neurology needs of this patient cohort.  

Dr. Malone completed her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in 2011 under the mentorship of Dr. Amy Bastian. Following her PhD, she earned her MD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015, and completed a combined residency program in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Malone’s research interests are within neurorehabilitation and how to improve outcomes after neural injury in pediatric patients.
John Paul Verderese, MD, FACP, graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2005 and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the George Washington University Medical Center in 2008. 

He currently serves as Division Chief for Community Health at Inova Health System, overseeing safety net programs for the uninsured, underinsured, and at-risk populations of the community. 

He has been very involved in both acute and post-acute care for COVID-19 patients throughout the pandemic and is also physician lead for Inova’s COVID-19 monoclonal antibody program. 

He resides in Vienna, VA with his wife and three children. 
Ashley Tinney, DO, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation provider at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital. She specializes in stroke and orthopedic rehabilitation, as well as treating musculoskeletal pain, peripheral neuropathy, weakness, chronic migraines, arthritis, and more. She has expertise in baclofen therapy, Botox™ for spasticity, and other related treatment modalities.

Dr. Tinney graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed her internship at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, and her residency program at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.
Hana Akselrod, MD, MPH, is an infectious disease physician and Assistant Professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her background is in infectious disease epidemiology, and her clinical and research focus prior to 2020 was in HIV care.

She currently serves as the COVID-19 Response Lead for the GW Medical Faculty Associates and is a founding director of the GW COVID-19 Recovery Clinic.
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