Monday, August 27, 2012

Model Systems Researchers explore a connection between TBI and violence

Dr. David Cifu and Dr. Jeffrey Kreutzer from Virginia Commonwealth’s Traumatic Brain Injury Model System have found information that suggest that active duty members are at a heightened risk of being a victim of traumatic brain injury which may be linked to criminal behavior. View the article to learn more here.

Recruiting Caregivers of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury for a Health Information Needs Study

The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is recruiting individuals over 18 years old who are the primary caregivers of someone who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the past five years. Participants will engage in an interview to better understand caregivers’ health information needs and be compensated $20. The study is funded by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and carried out by the American Institutes for Research and George Mason University. Click here for additional information.

If you are interested in participating, please call Deeza Mae Smith (202) 403-5127 or email Recruitment flyers are available for download, print, and posting here: TBI.

New Story: Don't Confront a Parking Violator

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