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New Jersey Sports Medicine Seminar - 2017
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When: Friday, November 17, 2017
6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater, MMC
Morristown Medical Center
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, New Jersey  07960
United States
Contact: Taryn Ferrara

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The NJ Sports Medicine Seminar features physicians, physical therapists athletic trainers and retired athletes. The goal is to bring together faculty and attendees to discuss the latest advances in sports medicine diagnostic, rehabilitation and injury prevention.

Attendees will gain exposure to cutting-edge advances in surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients with injuries resulting from competitive and recreational sports participation. Featured topics include foot & ankle, hand & wrist, role of using RFP & stem cells in the athlete, update on vitamin D & nutrition with the competitive athlete, dynamic motion & sports performance as well as panel discussions with former NFL players on hot topics such as opioids use and head & neck injuries.

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6:30 am - 7:00 am Registration


Conference Room A (Across from Malcolm Forbes)

Sign In/Out Sheets & Evaluations provided.

4.5 CMEs/CEUs Pending


7:00 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks


Program Chair and Moderator: Vincent K. McInerney, MD, Assistant Dean, Professor & Chairman, Department of Orthopeadic Surgery, Director of Sports Medicine, Seton Hall University, School of Health and Medical Sciences; Team Physician, Seton Hall University, Montclair State University and New Jersey Jackals, NJ Orthopaedic Institute, Wayne and Morristown, NJ


7:20 am – 7:40 am

Foot & Ankle Sports Injuries

Speaker: Kimberly Tucker, MD,

Board Eligible, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


7:40 am – 8:00 am

Hand & Wrist Sports Injuries

Speaker: Michael Baskies, MD,

Board Certified, Orthopedics & Hand


8:00 am – 8:20 am


Role of PRP and Stem Cells

Speaker: Robert Monaco, MD,

Board Certified, Primary Care Sports Medicine


8:20 am – 8:40 am

Hip Cases: The Unknowns

Speaker: Anthony J. Scillia, MD,

Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine


8:40 am – 8:50 am

Update- Vitamin D & Nutrition

Speaker: Barbara Minkowitz, MD,

Board Certified, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery


8:50 am – 9:10 am

Dynamic Motion & Sports Performance

Speaker: Robert Narcessian, Ed,

Director, Kinesiology & Motion Analysis, Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences


9:10 am – 9:40 am


MD Advantage Fitness Break


9:40 am – 10 am


Common Sports Related Infections

Speaker: John Sensakovic, MD, PhD,

Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease


10:00 am-12:00 am

















Opioids and the Athlete: From the perspective of the Sports Ortho, Psychologist & Athlete


Manny Guantez, PsyD, LCADC,

President & CEO, Behavioral Health Counseling Group, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care


Steven Sclafani, MD,

Board Certified, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine



Head and Neck Injuries: Concussion Update


Damion Martins, MD,

Board Certified, Primary Care Sports Medicine


From the rehab perspective

Dan Kane, DPT


NJ Concussion Surveillance Update

Derek Shendell, D. Env, MPH

Rutgers University

Overview on the NJ Council on Physical Fitness & Sports:

Bart Oates, Esq.


Hear from the perspective of former NFL Players:

Roman Oben (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Diego Chargers)

Ray Lucas (NY Jets, New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins)

Bart Oates (NY Giants & San Francisco 49ers)

Scott Brunner (NY Giants & Denver Broncos)

Tommy Vigorito (Miami Dolphins)


12:00 pm

Adjournment- Pick Up your Boxed Lunch

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