Archive for November, 2018

Thanks

Posted on November 14th, 2018

Thanks November is a time to remember all that we have to be thankful for. It is also the month we remember our veterans – men and women from all corners of the country who have committed their lives for a period of time in order to serve and protect. Some have given their lives; […]

Shell Shock to Traumatic Brain Injury: what’s changed in the last 100 years?

Posted on November 14th, 2018

Chrisanne Gordon, MD, Founder and Chair of Resurrecting Lives Foundation, and Brigadier General (Retired) Gerald Dieter Griffin, MD, PharmD, a member of the RLF Board of Advisers, presented “The Evolution of TBI Diagnosis, the Revolution of TBI Treatment” at the NATO Interallied Confederation of Medical Reserve Officers Summer Congress in August, 2018. This article is, […]

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Sharing Conversations about TBI

Posted on November 14th, 2018

To shine more light on the difficulties of diagnosis and treatment – and the hope of recovery – of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), RLF Founder and Chair Chrisanne Gordon, MD, has been holding conversations with a number of organizations in the last few months. She’s been discussing her book, Turn the Lights On!, and her […]

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One Hundred Years of the American Legion

Posted on November 14th, 2018

By Ralph P. Bozella RLF is fortunate to have as a partner in our war on military TBI The American Legion’s Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Commission and its TBI/PTSD Committee. Ralph P. Bozella, Chair of that Commission, advocate for veterans, and member of the RLF Board of Advisers, has written this piece for us, commemorating […]

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Help RLF to Help Others

Posted on November 14th, 2018

Despite snow, poor driving conditions, and the danger of excess, November is a generous time when we all show our appreciation for family, friends, and strangers. #GivingTuesday, an event that takes place on the heels of Thanksgiving and in the start-up of holiday shopping frenzy, began in 2012 as a collaborative way to raise the […]

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RLF “Telehealth” Grant Continues to Enable Therapy

Posted on November 14th, 2018

Technology plays a large role in daily life, and in the health setting it has long been an integral part of diagnosis. Through a grant from RLF, technology is now a cornerstone in therapy delivery for veterans with suspected TBI or PTSD at two universities in Ohio. As we told you about in January and […]

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Veteran’s Day 2018: “I did my job.”

Posted on November 8th, 2018

Veteran’s Day 2018: “I did my job.” Corey O’Brien, a US Army and Ohio National Guard veteran, was the featured speaker at the 2018 Cardinal Health Resurrecting Lives Foundation Golf Outing, where $40,000 was raised to support RLF programs and veterans with TBI or PTSD. To a crowd of 150 people, he spoke movingly about […]

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More fun from the August Cardinal Health RLF Golf Outing

Posted on November 1st, 2018

Transcendental Meditation teacher David Kidd and Carly Truitt, 2-time Ohio High School state champion golfer and now training and health fitness center owner, talk about the drive to build brain and body health incrementally. Please click on the picture below to view video.           And a general overview of the event, […]

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Conversations about TBI at Duquesne University with Dr. Gordon

Posted on November 1st, 2018

Conversations about TBI at Duquesne University with Dr. Gordon Veterans, friends and family members in the Pittsburgh area are invited to join in the “Conversations about TBI” on Friday, November 9, as Duquesne University alumna Chrisanne Gordon, MD, RLF Founder and Chair, discusses her personal story of traumatic brain injury and recovery – and the […]