NTL Issue 29


IBIA World Congress

In This Issue

Editor's Note

NTL Welcomes New Editorial Board Member: Lisa Cantore Letzkus RN MSN CPNP-AC CCRN

Lisa received her BSN in nursing from Shenandoah University in 2004. As a registered nurse, she worked at the University of Virginia in the Pediatric Emergency Department.   She later relocated to Philadelphia and worked in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). While at CHOP she received her critical care RN certification (CCRN). She received her MSN in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008 and is certified as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner. 

Lisa returned to Charlottesville Virginia to accept an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner position at The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, Kluge Children’ s Rehabilitation Center (KCRC) in 2008.  Lisa is a member of the medical team interacting with colleagues to provide comprehensive and family-centered care to both acute and rehab pediatric patients at KCRC. She is an expert in pediatric brain injury and rehabilitation. She is currently presuming her PhD in nursing at the University of Virginia, with a focus on disorders of consciousness in pediatric brain injury.



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The NeuroTrauma Letter is produced quarterly by the International Brain Injury Association.  Please address editorial questions to 
Peter Patrick, PhD

Editor in Chief 
Peter D. Patrick, PhD USA

Associate Editor
Nathan D. Zasler, MD USA

Editorial Board 
David B. Arciniegas, MD USA
Ian Baguley, PhD Australia
Ross Bullock, MD, PhD USA
Enrico Castelli, MD Italy
Marilyn F. Kraus, MD USA
Lisa Cantore Letzkus RN MSN CPNP-AC CCRN, USA
Sheila MacDonald, MClSc, SLP(C) Canada
Donald G. Stein, PhD USA
Yaron Sacher, MD Israel

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