2019 Barbara A. Rider Colloquium

The 2019 Rider Colloquium at Western Michigan University will be held at the College of Health and Human Services building. Click here for directions.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday October 25, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. Medical Overview of Pain and Pain Management: A Doctor’s Perspective on an Interprofessional Team Approach
Keynote Speaker - Stacey Watson. M.D. Pain Rehabilitation Program, Mary Free Bed
10:30 a.m. Break and Networking, Refreshments Available
10:45 a.m. Pain Management and Opioid Use - Presentation
Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW, CAADC
Ann Chapleau, DHS, OTRL
Noon Lunch and Student Posters in the Atrium
12:45 p.m. OJOT drawing, Scholarship Presentations
1 p.m. ….and the Research Says…. - Student Presentation
Overview of a series of research articles 
1:30 p.m. OT’s role in Treating Chronic Pain - Presentation
Julie Rietdyk, MS, OTRL
2:30 p.m. Break and Networking, Refreshments Available 
2:45 p.m. Interprofessional Team Approach Q & A - Professional Panel Presentation
Julie Rietdyk, MS, OTR/L
Libby DeKraker, PT, DPT, TPS
Emily Standish, PhD, Psychologist
Stacy Watson, MD