2013 Brain Injury Report Out Day, Richmond, VA

On Friday, 7/26/13, Zel and Rachel travelled to Richmond for the “Brain Injury Report Out Day” sponsored by DARS and the Virginia Brain Injury Council. This day provides a forum for exchanging information and making interagency connections to strengthen the statewide network of services for people with brain injury.

Zel enjoying an elegant lunch – very impressive for government rate!!

This year’s focus was on the risk and impact of sports concussion on young athletes and we learned some SCARY stuff about sports concussions and traumatic encephalopathy. It was even worth that hour and a half of sitting in traffic on the way home!

Zel and keynote speaker Chris Nowinski.

Zel and keynote speaker Chris Nowinski.

Rachel was fascinated with the bowls of moss at the Westin Hotel.

 

 

Rachel and her name tag.

Rachel and her name tag.

Zel and Dr. Aravitch checking out a lung and a brain as they discuss anoxic brain injury!!

Zel and Dr. Aravitch checking out a lung and a brain as they discuss anoxic brain injury!!

Chris Nowinski, former WWE wrestler and co-founder and president of the Sports Legacy Institute, signing our copy of the "Head Games" documentary.

Chris Nowinski, former WWE wrestler and co-founder and president of the Sports Legacy Institute, signing our copy of the “Head Games” documentary.

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