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Best Practices for Return to Work in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

November 15, 2016
1-2 p.m. MT

Eric Spier, M.D., Craig Hospital presents Best Practices for Return to Work in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.

During this webinar, Dr. Spier will discuss appropriate methods for individuals with traumatic brain injuries to return to work. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to discuss a variety of practices currently utilized in neurologic rehabilitation and the current evidence for long-term professional support for competitive employment. This webinar examines various perspectives of medical professionals, patients, and payers, when implementing rehabilitation technology in neurologic rehabilitation.


Eric Spier, M.D.

Eric T. Spier, M.D., joined the medical staff at Craig Hospital in 2016 after building and serving as the Medical Director for Mentis El Paso, a 24 bed post-acute neuro rehabilitation program that served the West Texas/New Mexico and surrounding areas. He also ran a private practice that oversaw all aspects of Brain Injury Medicine care for patients, including serving as an attending at the Paul Foster School of Medicine in the department of Neurology. Dr. Spier earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School in Houston and completed his residency at The Yale School of Medicine in New Haven and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He is boarded in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine. He serves on multiple national boards including the Board of Governors for the Academy of Certification of Brain Injury Specialists, the Association of Academic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Health and Legislation Committee and a panel member for the BIAA/Mt. Sinai investigation to develop guidelines for the Rehabilitation and Disease Management of Adults with Moderate to Severe TBIs. Dr. Spier is an avid photographer, cyclist, and rock climber.