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By On March 3rd, 2017

Welcome back Michael Mason

We are thrilled to welcome back Michael Mason to the NRI and Brookhaven Hospital team! Michael made many contributions during his previous eight year tenure here, including the launch of our blog, NeuroNotes. He is the author of Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and its Aftermath, published in 2008, which Oliver Sacks described at…

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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 February 9th, 2017

SPRING IS HERE…and so is the 2017 CONFERENCE SEASON!

It’s time for the 2017 Spring Conference Season and with it comes opportunities to learn about new research findings and new approaches to treating all aspects of brain injury.  Here are the conferences the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital will be exhibiting and presenting at: March 1 – 3, Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa’s…

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By On December 23rd, 2016

NeuroNotes Blog Attains National Recognition

The Editors at NeuroNotes are proud to havebeen selected among the Best Traumatic Brain Injury Blogs of 2016. Maegan Jones of Healthline.org , who recognized NeuroNotes as one of the Best TBI Blogs of 2016, noted that the award was based on each blog’s ability to “…educate, inspire and empower their readers with frequent updates…

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By On December 20th, 2016

Laurie Rippon Changes Her Narrative of Self

In late November I interviewed Laurie Rippon for NeuroNotes. I had followed Ms. Rippon through her blog, TBI to LIFE many of which addressed issues of loss of self and reinventing oneself after brain injury. Ms. Rippon, a successful and extremely competent editor and mother of two, enjoyed a great career in publishing until a…

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By On October 4th, 2016

CDC Tackles Youth Concussions

Football is beloved by many throughout the U.S. The affinity for it in certain states, though, such as Oklahoma, goes well beyond fondness. Similar to someone deeply in love, the flaws of the sport are glossed over, unrecognized, while the positives (teamwork, athleticism, excitement and entertainment value) are exalted. It seems that for those who…

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By On September 21st, 2016

On the Road Again: Our Fall Conference Schedule

The start of the 2016 fall conference season will take staff members from the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital throughout the United States and into Canada. Dr. Rolf B. Gainer will present “Loss of Self: The Task of Building a New Identity,” at the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) conference in Sioux…

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