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"Weasilience" - Handling Life's Wild Moments by Brain Injury Survivor Carole J Starr

In this episode, brain injury survivor Carole J. Starr, author, advocate, educator, and co-founder of Brain Injury Voices, shares her personal story: "Weasilience’: Ha...

What It’s Like to Volunteer in a Research Study

Ever wonder what it’s like to become a participant in a clinical research study? This podcast outlines all aspects of recruitment, vetting, protocols, and consideratio...

Pilot study explores neural mechanisms of balance dysfunction after traumatic brain injury – Ep 29

In this episode, Dr. Vikram Shenoy Handiru, associate research scientist in our Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research talks about his peer-review...

A Caregiver's Challenges - Resilience, Self-Care, and Love

Meet Ali Welch. She multitasks as mother, schoolteacher, and caregiver to her husband Pete, who was diagnosed with traumatic brain injury as result of a traumatic event.

Evaluating Sensory Acuity as a Marker of Balance Dysfunction After a Traumatic Brain Injury-Ep12

In this episode Dr. Rakesh Pilkar, senior research scientist from our Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation talks about his...

Dr. Erica Weber Credits Mentorship for her Career Path to Memory Rehabilitation Research - Ep15

Episode 15 features Dr. Erica Weber, a research scientist in our Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research. Producer Joan Banks-Smith interviews Dr. Weber about her w...

Applying Virtual Reality to Improve Job-reentry Skills in Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury-Ep6

In this episode, Dr. Helen Genova, assistant director of our Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation talks about her study " Using v...

Silvio Lavrador on Traumatic Brain Injury Data Collection at Kessler Foundation

In this episode, I met up with Silvio Lavrador who worked for four and a half years as a research assistant in our Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research. Early on...

Gabriel Felix on Learning to Interact in a Clinical Setting

In this episode, I met up with Gabriel Felix who worked as a research assistant in our Center for Traumatic Brain Injury Research where his primary focus was investiga...

Denise Vasquez on Participants are Everything

In this episode, I met up with Denise Vasquez who worked at Kessler Foundation from 2011-2018 where she started as a Research Assistant in the Center for Neuroscience ...

Christian Lucca on Balancing Research and Clinical Skills

In this episode, I met up with Christian Lucca who worked as a research assistant in our Center for traumatic Brain Injury from 2015-2017, where he recruited participa...

Andrea Trotta Gagliano On A First Look at TBI Research

In this first episode, I met up with Andrea Trotta Galliano, (Ms. Gagliano was a research assistant when this podcast was recorded) is a Senior Research Coordinator in...

Optimizing healthy sleep habits during the COVID-19 pandemic

Sleep is a critical function that contributes significantly to our physical and emotional health as well as our overall quality of life. Many individuals with disabili...

Social distancing with MS or a TBI: Difficulties with being *too close* and *too far*

Social distancing is becoming the new norm in the days of COVID-19. While quarantining is proving to be challenging for many Americans, there may be additional social ...

Caregiving for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury while Sheltering in Place for COVID-19

Caregiving for a loved one who has experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be stressful in the best of times, let alone during a pandemic. In this podcast, Dr. ...

Cognition and Memory after TBI

Each year, an estimated 2.8 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury and face a wide range of physical, functional, emotional and social challenges. This cou...

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