The International Brain Injury Association will continue hosting various webinars in 2021.

Future Webinars

March 24, 2021, at 1pm eastern

Title: Brainstorm: Neuroinflammation, TBI, and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Symptoms
Speaker: Lisa Brenner, PhD

Session Summary

During this presentation, the role of excess inflammation in both recovery from TBI and onset of co-occurring psychiatric symptoms will be highlighted. In addition, information will be presented regarding novel strategies for intervention among those recently injured, as well as those with chronic symptoms.

Speaker Biography

Lisa A. Brenner, Ph.D., is a Board-Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Psychiatry, and Neurology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, and the Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC). She is also Vice Chair of Research for the Department of PM&R. Dr. Brenner is the Past President of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an APA Fellow. She serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Her primary area of research interest is traumatic brain injury, co-morbid psychiatric disorders, and negative psychiatric outcomes including suicide. Dr. Brenner has numerous peer-reviewed publications, participates on national advisory boards, and has recently co-authored a book titled: Suicide Prevention After Neurodisability: An Evidence-Informed Approach.


To register, please click on the registration button below. Please note that this session is free. There are no CME credits linked to the session.

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