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Posts Tagged ‘Brain Injury Association of America’

By On March 1st, 2019

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Every day, approximately 153 people in America die from injuries related to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Yearly, brain injuries account for more than 2,500,000 emergency room visits and 282,000 hospitalizations. While many will quickly recover from the most common form of TBI – frequently referred to as a concussion – millions each year experience long-term…

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By On March 2nd, 2017

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

The Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital joins the Brain Injury Association of America in announcing March as Brain Injury Awareness Month with Brain Injury Awareness Day on March 22nd. Over 12 million individuals are living with brain injury. This can cause a lifetime of disability which affects the person as well as their loved…

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By On April 8th, 2016

Dr. Rolf B. Gainer: An Author of The Essential Brain Injury Guide, Edition 5.0

The Essential Brain Injury Guide, Edition 5.0 was just released by the Brain Injury Association of America (biausa.org). This comprehensive brain injury training manual is used in the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialist training programs and in other settings. This latest edition is a comprehensive and inclusive resource and brings together a great collection…

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By On June 14th, 2013

Road to Hope on Route 66

I am and have always been a “motorhead” and I find sitting down with a car magazine to be a highly relaxing experience. Rarely do I find much of a connection between my professional work and a good edition of a Hemmings publication like “Sports and Exotic Cars” or “Vintage Car” which is probably why…

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