Dr. Noah Silverberg, PhD, R.Psych, ABPP-CN
Noah D. Silverberg, PhD, R.Psych, ABPP-CN, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of British Columbia and neuropsychologist at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver, Canada. He holds a Clinician-Scientist Career Development Award from the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
The focus of his research program is on the prognosis and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury (concussion). From 2015-2016, Dr. Silverberg was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of Traumatic Brain Injury and Cognitive Health Services for the Intensive Clinical Program at Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program for military services members and veterans. Dr. Silverberg is a consulting Psychology Advisor for WorkSafeBC and club neuropsychologist with the National Hockey League and Major Soccer League.
Presentation title: Diagnosis and early clinical management of workplace concussion
- Accurately identify the acute signs and symptoms of concussion.
- Recognize confounds of altered mental status after an injury or accident.
- Define the upper and lower threshold for a concussion diagnosis.
- Describe what kind of education and advice all patients should receive soon after a concussion.
Presentation title: Risk factors and mitigation strategies for delayed return to work after workplace concussion
- List the most important prognostic factors for delayed recovery from concussion.
- Summarize preliminary findings from a prospective cohort study of injured workers with concussion.
- Describe evidence-based and emerging clinical interventions for targeting modifiable risk factors.