Wednesday, March 23, 2011

3rd Federal Interagency Conference on TBI

The Third Federal Interagency Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury will be held June 13‐15, 2011. Attend to hear about newest cutting edge advantages in TBI research and clinical care.
 The conference includes outstanding speakers and symposia on a wide variety of topics within several broad themes:
  • Effective Practices for Community Integration
  • Seminal Advances in TBI Research
  • The Promise of Technology
Plenary Speakers Include:
  • Geoffrey Manley, MD, PhD, University of California
  • James P Kelly, MS, MD, National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NiCoE)
  • Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS, University of Washington
  • Daniel Perl, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Jennie Ponsford, PhD, MAPSS, Monash University
The Interagency Conference on TBI is sponsored by a consortium of federal agencies and advocacy groups bringing together civilian and military agencies, including the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration, the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and other leading federal players in research and clinical care for TBI.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The 35th Annual TBI Conference to be held on May 5-6th.

The 35th Annual TBI Conference, "Rehabilitation of the Adult and Child with Brain Injury:  Practical Solutions to Real World Problems" will be held on May 5-6, 2011 in Williamsburg, VA.

To register go to:
For conference information go to:

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Consumer information available on Inpatient Rehabilitation after TBI

TBI Model Systems creates evidence-based and consumer-friendly factsheets for people with TBI and their family members and caregivers. A recently posted factsheet, Inpatient Rehabilitation after TBI, describes what to expect during and after inpatient rehabilitation. You can access PDF and web-based versions here: