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12th World Congress on Brain Injury

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From March 29 through April 2, 2017, the Brain Health Research Program Coordinator, COL Sidney Hinds II, participated in the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA), 12th World Congress on Brain Injury in New Orleans, Louisiana. The IBIA World Congress is the largest gathering of international professionals working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The focus of the meeting included all facets of research, education, and clinical care. COL Hinds presented a case study illustrating the importance and use of the Department of Defense (DoD) Clinical Recommendations. In addition, he participated on a panel presentation titled "Approaches to the Evaluation and Treatment of Concussion: A Panel Discussion." Throughout the event COL Hinds continued to support the responsibilities of the DoD Executive Agent to promote partnerships and facilitate collaboration within the international TBI community through meeting with leaders from various organizations and research consortia.

Last modified: 07-Jul-2017