CDC Releases New Report on Emergency Department Visits for Bicycle-Related TBIs/Concussions

In Monday, May 17th’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a new report that indicates that the rate of emergency departments (ED) visits for bicycle-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions decreased by almost half (49%) among children, but only by 6% among adults between 2009 and…

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Brain Injury Association of Virginia Selected as 2019 Winner for Two National Awards

Brain Injury association of Virginia Press Release

The Brain Injury Association of Virginia has been selected as the 2019 Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) winner for excellence in collaboration and in governance/management. The collaboration award recognizes excellence in working together with others to achieve meaningful work to advance an organization’s mission; the governance/management award recognizes excellence in association administration and development.…

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Camp Bruce McCoy Director Receives Prestigious Occupational Therapy Award

The Award of Merit is the highest honor given by the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association; it recognizes OT’s who have made outstanding contributions to occupational therapy scholarship and practice. This year, Lauren Carter-Smith was the deserving recipient. She was nominated by a co-worker, who said, “Enough cannot be said about what Lauren does for the…

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