FRIDAY, September 27

Plenary Sessions & Events

6:30 am Registration Opens
6:30 am – 7:15 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:15 am – 7:50 am WOHC Chair’s Welcome
Bernyce Peplowski, DO
Hawaiian Blessing /
Living Aloha & Pono
Chris Brigham, MD
7:50 am – 9:15 am Evidence-Based Medicine:
Improving Patient Outcomes
Kurt Hegmann, MD; Charles Kennedy, MD; Ingrid Pederson
8:00 am – 11:30 am (Guest Tour)
Dole Pineapple Plantation;
9:20 am – 10:00 am Understanding Cultural Differences in the Treatment of Pain
Jon Streltzer, MD
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break/Exhibits
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Pain & Opioid Management
Scott Fishman, MD; Lee Glass, MD; Kurt Hegmann, MD; Moderator: Robert Goldberg, MD
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch Lectures
(boxed lunches available for purchase)
Choose from the following topics of interest:
Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Management & Responsiveness
Toby Clairmont, RN
Hyperbaric Medicine
CAPT. Thomas Kersch, MD
1:20 pm – 2:20 pm Effects of Early Physical Therapy (PT) and Integrating PT/Occupational Physician Visits: Ready for Prime Time?
David Nguyen, MD; Nazly Behnia, DPT; Romy Timm, MPT
2:20 pm – 2:55 pm What You Need to Know About Radiation
James Seward, MD
2:55 pm – 3:25 pm Break/Exhibits
3:25 pm – 4:00 pm Treating Occupational Eye Injuries
Scott Kortvelesy, MD
4:05 pm – 4:45 pm Hawaiian Air: Lung Assessment amid Volcanic Activity (LAVA)
Elizabeth Tam, MD
WOEMA Signature Special Events:  
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Rum Fire Dinner
Hula Performance, Music, Hawaiian Food/Drink
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Catamaran Cruise
(advanced registration required)