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Nancy Chiaravalloti on Improving Memory – Expert Interview Series

Dr. Chiaravalloti conducts research in cognitive rehabilitation, particularly in new learning, memory and processing speed with people living with traumatic brain injury, Multiple Sclerosis, and spinal cord injury.

Helen Genova on Cognitive Issues in the Brain

In this episode, we are talking with Dr. Helen Genova. She is the assistant director of the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation. She spoke with Rob Gerth, the Foundation’s communications director.

GI GO Fund and JobPath - Disability Employment

Recently, we had the opportunity to visit one of our grantees, the GI Go Fund in Newark, New Jersey. The mission of the GI Go Fund is to support veterans and their families by connecting them with services they need to lead fulfilling lives in the civilian sector.

Transforming Care and Recovery for People with Spinal Cord Injury

Welcome to Kessler Foundation’s 2019 Evening of Discovery and Discussion. A panel discussion about our transcutaneous and epidural stimulation research.

BMI in TBI: When is it Safe to Exercise?

Welcome to the 2019 Brain Injury Conference - Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Health & Wellness Connection sponsored by Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. 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 course will focus on the importance of an individual’s overall health and wellness in rehabilitation and recovery. Topics will include personal identity, cognition and memory, maintaining relationships and the capacity to return to fitness and other physical activities. In this lecture podcast Irene Ward, PT, DPT, NCS, Brain Injury Clinical Research Coordinator at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation presents “BMI in TBI: When is it Safe to Exercise?”. This presentation was recorded, produced, and edited by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Chester Campus, Chester, New Jersey. To listen to more conference podcasts, go to https://soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/2019-traumatic-brain-injury-conference For more information about Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, go to www.kessler-rehab.com For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to www.KesslerFoundation.org. Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter!

Cognition and Memory after TBI

Welcome to the 2019 Brain Injury Conference - Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Health & Wellness Connection sponsored by Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. 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 course will focus on the importance of an individual’s overall health and wellness in rehabilitation and recovery. Topics will include personal identity, cognition and memory, maintaining relationships and the capacity to return to fitness and other physical activities. In this lecture podcast Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD, Director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience Research and Traumatic Brain Injury Research, Kessler Foundation presents “Cognition and Memory after TBI”. This presentation was recorded, produced, and edited by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Chester Campus, Chester, New Jersey. To listen to more conference podcasts, go to https://soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/2019-traumatic-brain-injury-conference For more information about Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, go to www.kessler-rehab.com For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to www.KesslerFoundation.org. Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter!

Maximizing Recovery After Brain Injury

Welcome to the 2019 Brain Injury Conference - Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Health & Wellness Connection sponsored by Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. 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 course will focus on the importance of an individual’s overall health and wellness in rehabilitation and recovery. Topics will include personal identity, cognition and memory, maintaining relationships and the capacity to return to fitness and other physical activities. In this lecture podcast Neil Jasey, MD, Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation presents “Maximizing Recovery After Brain Injury”. This presentation was recorded, produced, and edited by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Chester Campus, Chester, New Jersey. To listen to more conference podcasts, go to https://soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/2019-traumatic-brain-injury-conference For more information about Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, go to www.kessler-rehab.com For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to www.KesslerFoundation.org. Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter!

Relationships after TBI

Welcome to the 2019 Brain Injury Conference - Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Health & Wellness Connection sponsored by Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. 
 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 course will focus on the importance of an individual’s overall health and wellness in rehabilitation and recovery. Topics will include personal identity, cognition and memory, maintaining relationships and the capacity to return to fitness and other physical activities. 
 In this lecture podcast Kelly Kearns, PsyD, Neuropsychologist at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation presents “Relationships after TBI”. 
 This presentation was recorded, produced, and edited by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Chester Campus, Chester, New Jersey. 
 To listen to more conference podcasts, go to https://soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/2019-traumatic-brain-injury-conference For more information about Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, go to www.kessler-rehab.com For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to KesslerFoundation.org. Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter!

2019-kessler-foundation-kessler-institute-rehabilitation-tbi-conf

Welcome to the 2019 Brain Injury Conference - Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Health & Wellness Connection sponsored by Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. 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 course will focus on the importance of an individual’s overall health and wellness in rehabilitation and recovery. Topics will include personal identity, cognition and memory, maintaining relationships and the capacity to return to fitness and other physical activities. Listen to the lecture podcasts on “Maximizing Recovery After Brain Injury”, “Relationships after TBI”, “Cognition and Memory after TBI”, and “BMI in TBI: When is it Safe to Exercise?” presented by experts from Kessler Institute Rehabilitation and Kessler Foundation. See faculty below. To listen to more conference podcasts, go to soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/2019-TBI-conference For more information about Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, go to www.kessler-rehab.com For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to www.KesslerFoundation.org. Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter! =================================================== Faculty Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD (read bio kesslerfoundation.org/aboutus/Nancy%…0Chiaravalloti) Director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience Research and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Kessler Foundation Neil Jasey, MD Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Kelly Kearns, PsyD Neuropsychologist Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Irene Ward, PT, DPT, NCS Brain Injury Clinical Research Coordinator

SCI Grand Rounds-FES for the Trunk: Enhancing Your Seating and Mobility Program

Welcome to a Kessler Foundation Spinal Cord Injury Grand Rounds podcast featuring guest speakers Sarah Lusto, PT, ATP, ATC, Clinical Specialist Physical Therapist, Keara McNair, OTR/L, BCPR, Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist, Carly Miller, PT, DPT, Senior Physical Therapist all from Kessler Institute For Rehabilitation, West Orange, New Jersey presents “Functional Electrical Stimulation for the Trunk: Enhancing Your Seating and Mobility Program”. This presentation was recorded, produced, and edited by Joan Banks-Smith, Creative Producer for Kessler Foundation on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Conference Center, West Orange, New Jersey. This presentation was hosted by the Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System, which is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90SI5026).  NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). For podcasts of past SCI Grand Rounds presentations, visit: soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sets/sci-grand-rounds For more information about Kessler Foundation and our researchers, go to KesslerFoundation.org Like us on FaceBook, follow us on Instagram, listen to us on Soundcloud, and tweet with us on Twitter!

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