Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The MSKTC is pleased to announce our new Hot Topic Module: Relationships after Traumatic Brain Injury. This hot topics series consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with traumatic brain injury and their partners enjoy meaningful and fulfilling relationships. It includes videos featuring Hugh and Rosemary Rawlins share how they worked with TBI Model System researchers to address challenges they faced after Hugh experienced a TBI. Access the Hot Topics Module here.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Model Systems Researchers Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology and Division 22 of the American Psychological Association
Dr. Denise Fyffe from Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System and Dr. Anthony Lequerica from Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System gave a presentation at the 15th Annual Conference of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology and Division 22 of the American Psychological Association held last month, February 21st- 24th in Jacksonville Florida. The presentation was entitled, Clinical and research perspectives on cultural issues in rehabilitation. In this presentation, they highlighted some of the work that has been done through the Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems looking at health disparities and cultural issues associated with rehabilitation outcomes. View the conference schedule for more information.
Posted by MSKTC Administrator at 9:06 AM
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The month of March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month. On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 the MSKTC will be attending the Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. There will be a Brain Injury Awareness Fair from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm located on the 1st Floor Foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building. During this event staff from MSKTC will display and highlight the work of the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems and the TBI Data Center.
Posted by MSKTC Administrator at 9:34 AM
Friday, March 8, 2013
Karen Nolan, Ph.D. and Anthony Lequerica, Ph.D. of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury System (NNJTBIS) will attend Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 13. They plan to disseminate copies of the NNJTBIS consumer newsletter and educated attendees on Kessler Foundation’s brain injury research and programs that expand disability employment opportunities. Representatives from the MSKTC, Rusk Rehabilitation Traumatic Brain Injury Model System, New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model System and UAB Traumatic Brain Injury Model System also attended the event.