Programme

Keynote speakers:

 

Professor Michael J. Roy, MD, MPH, FACP (Uniformed Services University)

Title: Brain Impact of Repetitive Subconcussive Blast Exposure in Navy SEAL Heavy Weapons Training: The INVICTA Study

Dr. Roy is Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Military Internal Medicine, Deputy Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, and Principal Investigator for the Recruitment Core of the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, at Uniformed Services University. He is a graduate of Brown University and Brown University School of Medicine, and also received a Master’s in Public Health at Uniformed Services University. He completed an internal medicine residency and a general medicine fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and retired as a Colonel after serving in the Army for 24 years. He is a 2-term past president of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Roy has authored well over 100 peer reviewed articles and book chapters, and was the editor for the books Physician’s Guide to Terrorist Attack and Novel Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.