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NYC Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome Conference

September 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am - September 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

$25

Conference Agenda

Thursday, September 17
8:30 – 9:00 Check-in

9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks
Queens County District Attorney’s Office

9:10 – 10:00 Traumatic Brain Injury Throughout History
Sam Kean
Author, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

10:00 – 11:15 Abusive Head Trauma: New Studies and Case Reports – What is Known in 2015
John M. Leventhal
Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine
Medical Director of the Child Abuse Programs & Child Abuse Prevention Programs
Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:30 Forensic Pathology and Abusive Head Trauma
Barbara Sampson
Chief Medical Examiner
New York City

12:30 – 1:15 Lunch (provided on premises)

1:15 – 2:30 The Intersection of Law and Medicine in Abusive Head Trauma
Christopher Greeley
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:45 Differential Diagnosis of Retinal Hemorrhages at Autopsy
Patrick Lantz
Professor of Pathology
Wake Forest Baptist Health

3:45 – 4:45 Differential Diagnosis of Retinal Hemorrhages of Live Patients
Brian Forbes
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Friday, September 18
9:00 – 10:15 Enhancing Post-Conviction Litigation Accuracy: The Innocence Network Perspective
Keith Findley
Assistant Professor & Co-Director Wisconsin Innocence Project
University of Wisconsin Law School
Adele Bernhard
Distinguished Professor of Law & Director, Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic
New York Law School

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:30 Enhancing Post- Conviction Litigation Accuracy: The Prosecutors’ Perspective
John Castellano
Deputy Executive Assistant District Attorney, Appeals Bureau
Queens County District Attorney’s Office
William Branigan
Senior Assistant District Attorney, Appeals Bureau
Queens County District Attorney’s Office

11:30 – 12:30 The Impact of Media Perspectives on Abusive Head Trauma Litigation
Joelle Moreno
Associate Dean & Professor of Law
Florida International University College of Law

12:30 Closing Remarks
Leigh Bishop
Chief, Child Fatality Unit
Queens County District Attorney’s

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Start:
September 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am
End:
September 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
$25

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