Idaho State University

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Idaho TBI Fall 2007 Virtual Grand Round Series

Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury VGR Series, 7th Edition

A six week series that will be video-cast throughout Idaho. Speakers will cover topics on related treatment for returning Veterans with TBI, model programs, long term planning & advocacy.

Family members, private providers, state agency personnel and the general public who work with or have an interest in traumatic brain injuries are invited.

Schedule of Upcoming Presentations


The True Welcome Home

Pat Rowe Kerr, Missouri State Veterans Ombudsman & Director, Operation Outreach.

November 1, 2007


Heart of a Hero: A Soldier's Return After TBI

Mary Kelly LTC AN (Ret), Transition Assistance Advisor, Idaho National Guard; Katie Anderson, LCSW Brain Injury Program Director, Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital; Dewayne & Jeannette Mayer (returning serviceman)

November 8, 2007


Returning Veterans and Their Families: What Every Family Member Should Know

Sherry Stock, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Oregon.

November 15, 2007


Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury: Current Issues

Ariel J. Lang, Ph.D., M.P.H., Psychologist, VA San Diego Healthcare System, Associate Professor, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, Director, CESAMH Psychotherapy Unit and Dewleen Baker, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry/Associate Director for Clinical Affairs, VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health UCSD.

November 29, 2007


Cognitive Rehabilitation After Blast Injury & Polytrauma

Don MacLennan, Minneapolis VA Medical Center

December 6, 2007


Idaho’s Traumatic Brain Injury Virtual Program Center (TBI-VPC)

Russ Spearman, Project Director, ISU Institute of Rural Health and Laura J. Tivis Ph.D., Project Manager

December 13, 2007