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Polytrauma Rehabilitation Lecture Featuring Steven G. Scott, D.O. ‘72
Polytrauma Rehabilitation:A New Kind of Care in a New Era of Casualties
Friday, November 6, 2009
Allied Health Science Center, Room 224
The Office of Alumni Relations, in collaboration with the Schools of HSRS, HPER, and ASPS, is pleased to extend an invitation to a special lecture by:
Steven G. Scott, D.O. ‘72Scott is the chief of rehabilitation medicine at the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, Fla. This rehabilitation unit is a specialized center where critically injured veterans with multiple traumatic injuries can be cared for by a comprehensive team approach. These patients are medically complex typically having diagnoses including traumatic brain injury (TBI), vision and/or hearing loss, pain, wounds, burns, amputations and other orthopedic problems.
Scott is a 1972 Springfield College graduate of the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, has testified before the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, and has appeared in an article about ABC newsman Bob Woodruff’s recovery from a war injury in Iraq. Dr. Scott was one of seven physicians selected as 2006 Health Care Hero by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, and will be a recipient of the Springfield College 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award at an awards dinner during Homecoming Weekend.