Personal Perspective: Richard Anderson – Called to Be an Advocate

In August 2004, I sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while on a family vacation at the Jersey Shore. To this day, my short-term memory has limits. I struggle with finding the right words to express my thoughts and emotions. And, I no longer have the ability to taste and smell. I am sharing


Consumer Conference for Persons with Brain Injury

Moving Forward: Improving Emotional,
Physical and Cognitive
Health after Brain Injury

 

Friday, September 27, 2019
8:15 am – 3:00 pm

Hotel Westminster

Livingston,
NJ

Register Now!

Admission is free but registration is required.
Please register by Friday, September 20, 2019, additional


April is National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month is an effort to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority populations. Some of the efforts by scientists in Kessler Foundation’s Center for Spinal Cord Injury Research, Center for Outcomes & Assessment Research, and Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research, focus on studying how minorities with disabilities are affected and not properly accommodated for in their communities, at their jobs, and other areas.

“We study how to improve quality of life for individuals from all races and cultures,” says John DeLuca, PhD, vice president for research and training. “We also focus on ways to enroll more people from minority groups in research studies. Having greater diversity in our study populations means our findings apply to more people with disabilities.”