Pascrell to Lead Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill

Pascrell to Lead Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, DC – TOMORROW, March 13, 2019, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-founder and Chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, will host the annual Brain Injury Awareness Fair on Capitol Hill. The fair seeks to raise public understanding of brain injury and the struggles faced by injury victims and their families, and to showcase advances being made to treat brain injury.

The fair will be followed by a briefing, Living Well with Brain Injury, featuring several professionals in the brain injury field.

The Task Force, founded by Pascrell, leads this yearly event dedicated to increasing awareness of brain injury in the United States and supporting research initiatives for rehabilitation and potential cures.

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Fair)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM (Briefing)

Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Reception)

WHERE:

Rayburn Foyer (Fair)

2043 Rayburn House Office Building (Briefing and Reception)

Directions: Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515

WHO:

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

  1. Cate Miller, PhD, Rehabilitation Program Specialist, Administration for Community Living, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

Grant T. Baldwin, PhD, MPH, Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kelli Williams Gary, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, Brain Injury Survivor; Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University

John Goubeaux, Warrior, Wounded Warrior Project

Judy Dettmer, Director, MINDSOURCE, Colorado Department of Human Service

Joanne Finegan, MSA, CTRS, FDRT, Moderator, ReMed

PRESS:

OPEN

 

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