Geisinger HealthSouth to Host Presentation on Aging After Brain Injury
Join Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Mar. 5 at 4:00 p.m. in celebration of Brain Injury Awareness Month as they host a special presentation, “Aging After Brian Injury.” Speakers include Mike Driscoll, Ph.D., neuropsychologist and Scott Turner, M.D., Neurologist.
Dr. Driscoll specializes in neuropsychology with clinical interests in pediatric and adult neuropsychology. Dr. Driscoll received his Ph.D. from Penn State University in 1994. Dr. Turner specializes in neurology and is a fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist specializing in the treatment of brain and spine tumors. Dr. Turner graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 2003, completed residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in 2010, and completed his fellowship in neuro-oncology at Duke University Medical Center in 2011.
“National Brain Injury Awareness Month is a perfect time to recognize that with the proper therapy, guidance and support, patients can regain lost function and independence,” said Lorie Dillon, CEO of Geisinger HealthSouth. “We encourage everyone to come out and participate in our event. Brain injuries can happen to anyone at any time, and Geisinger HealthSouth is here to help if it happens to you or someone you love.”
According to the Brain Injury Association of America, an estimated 1.7 million children and adults in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. For more information on brain injury rehabilitation or prevention, visit www.healthsouth.com or the Brain Injury Association of America online at www.biausa.org. Geisinger HealthSouth holds Disease-Specific Care certification in brain injury rehabilitation from The Joint Commission.
The event will take place in the inpatient dining room located at 2 Rehab Lane. Refreshments will be provided. If you plan to attend please RSVP to 570-271-6110 by Friday, February 27, 2015.
Source: Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital