Director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation joins CrashCourse Team
As Director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University, and head of the Ohio Brain Injury Program, the state of Ohio’s designated lead agency for brain injury policy and planning, Dr. John Corrigan aims to improve the lives of people living with the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their families. He now joins TeachAids as an advisor for CrashCourse, contributing expertise in both prevention and rehabilitation as we develop our concussion education.
Dr. Corrigan has demonstrated his expertise in the field through more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles ranging from epidemiology and diagnosis of TBIs to lifelong psychological changes and perceived needs after a TBI. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Dr. Corrigan chaired the Executive Committee of the TBI Model Systems Project Directors, a longitudinal research initiative funded by the National Institute on Disability Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research that follows more than 17,000 people living with the effects of TBI.
A member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America, Dr. Corrigan has served in advisory roles to the Defense Health Board, the Veterans Health Administration and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at CDC. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Psychological Association.
For his service and research in the field of brain injury rehabilitation, Dr. Corrigan has received coveted awards from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brain Injury Association of America, as well as the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation. TeachAids is honored to welcome the renowned Dr. John Corrigan to the CrashCourse advisory committee.