Brain Injury SIG

Mission & Objectives

COMMUNICATION

  • Provide an avenue for communication among clinicians, educators, and researchers regarding brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Act as a liaison between interested members of the Neurology Section/APTA and other organizations with interest in brain injury rehabilitation.

RESEARCH

  • Facilitate and coordinate brain injury research efforts-identify need, priority, and encourage collaboration across settings.
  • Support efforts to make brain injury databases available to PTs.
  • Facilitate consistency in documentation.

EDUCATION

  • Support the publication of articles and related information regarding brain injury in Neurology Section publications.
  • Support professional education efforts focusing on brain injury.
  • Provide a network for brain injury prevention education.

LEGISLATION

  • Monitor legislation which have an impact on brain injury survivors or might alter physical therapy service delivery to the survivors.

Officers

Chair

Mary Beth A. Osborne PT, DPT, NCS
E-Mail: mbao@nc.rr.com

Vice Chair

Jennifer Fernandez PT, DPT, NCS, PCS
E-mail: jennifer.fernandez@brooksrehab.org

Secretary

Carolyn Tassini, PT, DPT, NCS
E-Mail: Carolyn.tassini@bancroft.org

Nominating Committee

Hannah Foster PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS
E-Mail: hannhefoster1@gmail.com

Megan Richardson, DPT, MSPT

E-mail: mmbarber22@hotmail.com

Jodi Krause, PT, DPT

E-Mail: krausejl@upmc.edu

Newsletter Co-Editors

Jillian Stark, PT, DPT,NCS, CBIS
E-Mail: jillian.a.stark@gmail.com 

Jodi Krause, PT, DPT
E-mail: krausejl@upmc.edu


News

Mild Brain Injury Traumatic Brain Injury Tool Kit from the US Army Medical Department

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center: Multiple Topic Traumatic Brain Injury related Factsheets 

Contact Us

Mary Beth A. Osborne PT, DPT, NCS
E-Mail: mbao@nc.rr.com

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