Educational Forums

Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection regularly hosts community conversations and educational forums presented by OSCI community health workers and featuring guest speakers who are experts in their fields. Educational forums are designed to provide information and create a safe space for the SCI community to ask questions and get the right answers.

Bladder Management

The bladder just doesn’t work the same after a spinal cord injury. How do you manage? Our special guest speaker is Dr. Todd Linsenmeyer. An expert in the overlap between urology, rehabilitation, and spinal cord injury, Dr. Linsenmeyer is nationally recognized for his distinguished accomplishments. We hope you can attend!

Pain Management After SCI

An overview of types of pain experienced after a spinal cord injury including a presentation by board-certified pain specialist, Dr. Daniel Kim, MD.


COVID CURE-IOUS? is an informational session about the COVID Vaccine with special guest Jessica Guernsey the Multnomah County Public Health Director. Panelists include OSCI Community Health Workers: Casey Moore, Francisco Elias, and Waddah Sofan.

Wheelchair Wellness during COVID-19

This educational forum reviews procedures for cleaning and disinfecting manual and power wheelchairs at home, as well as review general at-home maintenance.  The forum is designed for people who use a wheelchair and/or assistive technology and their families, as well as healthcare professionals including primary care providers and occupational and physical therapists. Hosted by OSCI with speakers including representatives from Permobil and the Oregon Office on Disability and Health at OHSU.

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Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection

PO BOX 17516
Portland, OR 97217