Sandra Strazzer

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Italy

 

Biography

Sandra Strazzer obtained her Physical Therapist B.Sc. in 1989, and her MD in 1996 at the University of Udine. In 2002, she specialized in Neurology at the University of Milan.

Since 2001 she has been working at the IRCCS E. Medea – La Nostra Famiglia (Bosisio Parini, Italy). She is involved in the care and clinical management and rehabilitation of children and young adults who have suffered a head injury, brain tumor, postanoxic, vascular, or post-infectious events. As a specialist in rehabilitation, she follows the course from the subacute phase up to family, school or social re-entry. At IRCCS E. Medea, rehabilitation is provided on a need basis, according to the severity and complexity of the clinical picture, and is aimed at helping the patients achieving the highest possible level of recovery, independently of specific interventions. To this end, an early and integrated approach is taken.

Since 2005 Sandra has been the Head of Brain Injury Unit and since 2015 she has been the Head of Neurorehabilitation Departments at IRCCS E. Medea.

She is Adjunct Professor of Neurology, at the Università Statale di Milano in Milan, Italy. Sandra has been the holder of several research grants on acquired brain injury.

 

Conference Presentation

Neuropsychological, Behavioural Assessment and Treatment of Children with Acquired Brain Lesions: From Disorders of Consciousness to School Reentry

 

 

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