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3rd Annual MARC Symposium
Pediatric Neuromechanics & Sports Medicine
November 3 & 4, 2017
Karen Pape MD FRCPC
Karen Pape, MD, FRCPC, is a neonatologist and clinical neuroscientist. As a medical innovator, she is challenging the system to raise expectations for babies born with early brain and nerve injury. She was a neonatologist and director of the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic at Toronto's renowned Hospital for Sick Children, with an additional fellowship in Neonatal Pathology and Ultrasound Brain Scans in London, England. She co-authored a book on baby brain pathology and was intrumental in the development of neonatal ultrasound brain scanning, now used in neonatal intensive care units worldwide. Pape then directed work at the Magee Clinic in Toronto, developing a new, personalized approach to children and adults with early onset brain or nerve damage. She has lectured widely and conducted over 200 training workshops and conferences for parents, therapists, and physicians throughout North America and internationally in 12 countries.
Richard Bouché DPM
Richard Bouché, DPM, is a SMC podiatrist who specializes in lower extremity sports medicine and foot & ankle surgery. He has been in practice in the Seattle area now for 34 years. He is a fellow in the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons and is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery in 1986 and recertified in 1996. He presently serves as Special Editor (in Sports Medicine) for the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery and is a 30+ year member of the American College of Sports Medicine and fellow & past president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Bouché serves on the residency training committee for the Northwest Podiatric Surgical Residency Program at Swedish Hospital. He also serves on the SMC Executive Committee as Chief of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery. He has special interests in use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy for chronic tendon problems, exercise-related leg pain, posterior heel pain, lesser MTPJ instability and sesamoid disorders of the great toe joint. Present research interests include: new surgical procedures for chronic sesamoidopathy of great toe joint, plantar plate repair for lesser MTPJ instability, conservative & surgical treatment for 5th metatarsal base fractures, chronic muscle soreness (new undescribed leg disorder), running in active/athletic patients w/ 1st MTPJ fusion.