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March is TBI Awareness Month- are you aware?

Posted on April 17th, 2019

March is TBI Awareness Month- are you aware? As a rehabilitation physician, Chrisanne Gordon, MD, thought she knew all about recovery after a Traumatic Brain Injury, (TBI) at least until she experienced her own. Dr. Gordon, quite literally, hit a brick wall with her head while putting up Christmas decorations. She was unconscious nearly immediately, […]

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month

Posted on April 17th, 2019

From the Board: Christopher Brown, MD, MPH, FACP, FNKF Christopher Brown, MD, MPH, FACP, FNKF Dr. Brown is a kidney specialist working at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He is a board member of the Isabelle Ridgeway Foundation and a former board member of the YNOTT foundation. He serves on the medical advisory board […]

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RLF in the Community

Posted on February 28th, 2019

RLF in the Community Focusing on TBI Awareness during the month of March, RLF’s Chrisanne Gordon, MD, will take to the road to share the story of her own TBI and recovery, as well as the scope of TBI and PTSD in our young veterans, via radio and television talk shows over the coming weeks: […]

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RLF Employment Initiative 2019

Posted on February 28th, 2019

By Kevin Decot Kevin Decot has joined RLF as our new Employment Director, managing the Foundation’s employment initiative. Decot recently retired from corporate America after spending 35 years in various leadership positions, including human resources, quality control and specification control. I was asked recently why I joined RLF as the Employment Director. My response was […]

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month

Posted on February 28th, 2019

From the Board: Christopher Brown, MD, MPH, FACP, FNKF Dr. Brown is a kidney specialist working at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He is a board member of the Isabelle Ridgeway Foundation and a former board member of the YNOTT foundation. He serves on the medical advisory board for the National Kidney Foundation as […]

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Healing by Sharing the Pain

Posted on February 28th, 2019

Healing by sharing the pain Veteran Army Captain Emily Stehr has been a longtime supporter of Resurrecting Lives Foundation, having referred a number of veterans to RLF as they were returning to the US to be discharged from service. Because of these referrals, RLF has been able to assist their reintegration process, including enabling VA […]

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DVBIC’s A Head for the Future: resources outlining prevention and recovery from TBI

Posted on February 28th, 2019

Stories can deliver powerful messages. Witness the video stories of our own RLF ambassadors Wendell Guillermo and Christopher Lawrence, or of Amanda Burrill or Luis Carlos Montalván or Bradley Lee – veterans all, and all afflicted with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Their brief but impactful stories talk about the pain and difficulty of finding diagnosis, […]

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A Guiding Light

Posted on February 28th, 2019

At the 80 or so Fisher Houses near military and VA medical centers across the US and Europe, families can stay close to their military or veteran loved one during a hospitalization.  Since the beginnings of Fisher House Foundation in 1990, hundreds of families have benefited from this free, temporary housing, helping them to focus […]

Turn the Lights On opens 2019 on nationally aired “The Frankie Boyer Show”

Posted on February 24th, 2019

Turn the Lights On opens 2019 on nationally aired “The Frankie Boyer Show” Chrisanne Gordon, MD, founder and chair of Resurrecting Lives Foundation, brought the plight of veterans with TBI to a national discussion on internet radio’s The Frankie Boyer Show on January 10. The interview, focused on the hope of treatment for TBI and […]

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Let 2019 be the Year of Involvement

Posted on January 8th, 2019

Let 2019 be the Year of Involvement When our communications director asked if I wanted to make a few comments about the year 2018 in review and all that had been accomplished by Resurrecting Lives Foundation, I told her I would have to think about it. MANY things were accomplished, of course, due to the […]

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