Alamo Head Injury Association











7:30 am—8:00 am   Registration /Continental Breakfast


8:00 am—8:15 am   Welcome


8:15 am —9:15 am   Vestibular Dysfunction and Traumatic Brain Injury

Dillion Bomer, PT, DPT, South Texas Veteran Health Care System, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center


9:15am—9:45am   Morning Break


9:45 am—10:45 am   There Will Be Stress: Life Is Difficult

Liz Bilderback, MA, Encompass Health RIOSA


10:45 am—11:45 am   Pharmacology: Targeting the Molecular Pathways of the Early Response to Neurotrauma and Current Pharmacological Approaches

Mona Bains, PhD , University of the Incarnate Word


11: 45 am — 12: 45 pm   Lunch sponsored by Encompass Health RIOSA 

Survivor Speaker: Scott Zettner


12:45 pm– 1:45 pm   Autonomy, Trauma, and Ethics

Jill Hernandez, PhD, University of Texas San Antonio


1:45 pm— 2:00 pm   Afternoon Break


2:00 pm—3:00 pm   Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Life After Brain Injury

David Seaton, Live Oak Living Community


3:00 pm — 4:00 pm— How to Communicate and Assist Patient and Families who Experience Sudden and Unexpected Illness or Injury.

Monica Escamilla, PhD, South Texas Veteran Health Care, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center





This activity has been planned so that continuing education credits may be utilized by Texas nurses, social workers, physical therapists,occupational therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapist,certified rehabilitation counselors, case managers, and community rehabilitation program providers.
This activity is approved for six credit hours by the Texas Board of Professional Counselors.
This activity is approved for six credit hours by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners .
This activity is approved for six credit hours by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
This activity is approved for six credit hours by to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for six credit hours for PTS and PTAs.
Conference credit will be provided and managed by Scully Health Management, Inc., an approved provider of continuing education. This conference may qualify for continuing education if it meets your professional needs or furthers your professional practice. Contact hours will be calculated and distributed in accordance with certification rules and regulations of the professional boards.












Contact Kelly Quezada for additional sponsorship inquiries at
210-614-4323 or