THE BIAOH 2019 tbi sUMMIT:


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43210

The Brain Injury Association of Ohio is proud to present the BIAOH 2019 TBI Summit: Navigating Brain Injury Is A Journey to Hope, Health and Healing.  The BIAOH Summit features speakers from around the State of Ohio who will present valuable information on a wide range of topics including the science behind brain injury, information about how to manage brain injury, understanding and overcoming obstacles to recovery, and updates regarding the Ohio Brain Injury Program and Ohio’s Youth Concussion Law.  This Summit provides cutting edge information that professionals in the area of brain injury can use to facilitate a survivor’s recovery as well as support and hope for survivors working to achieve optimal health and healing.

Special Thanks to our sponsors

PLATINUM LEVEL Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital

GOLD LEVEL Crowley Family Memorial Fund Neuroscience Research Institute Ohio State University OhioHealth Rehabilitation HospitalProctor and Gamble Corporation

SILVER LEVEL Dell’s Homemade Ice Cream & Coffee NeuroRestorative

BRONZE LEVEL Hanson House Presented by The Law Firm of Tittle & Perlmuter Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inc.


John D. Corrigan, PhD - Update From the Ohio Brain Injury Program Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH - Practical Office-based Concussion Evaluation and Management

Continuing Education Credits

5.0 Hours of continuing education credits have been confirmed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. These credits are available to Licensed Independent Social Workers, Registered Social Worker Assistants, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors and Licensed Professional Counselors.

8.0 Hours of continuing education credits had been confirmed for Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Certified Brain Injury Specialists. These hours include attendance at the Poster Presentations and Lightning Talks. If you are unable to attend this session, CEU hours will be prorated as appropriate.

6.75 Hours of continuing education credits have been confirmed for Speech Language Audiologists and Pathologists.

6.25 Hours of continuing education have been approved for Nurses.

Registration opens January 2, 2019. Regular Registration - $100 Registration with CEUs or Certificate of Attendance $150 Poster Presentations and Lightning Talks:  Included in full day registration or $25 separately Scroll down for details about registration.

Sponsorships are still available! Scroll down for details.

Full Day Program 8:00am-4:30pm James Begley, MD, MS - Understanding How an Injury to the Brain Can Impact Mood and Behavior John Corrigan, PhD - Update from the Ohio Brain Injury Program and Brain Injury Advisory Committee Chen Gu, PhD - Axonal Varicosity Dynamics in Central Neuron Mechanosensation and Injury Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH - Practical Office-Based Concussion Evaluation and Management Rachel Ramirez, MA, MSW, LISW-S, RA - You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: Domestic Violence, Traumatic Stress and Brain Injuries Ginger Yang, PhD, MPH - A Decade of Youth Sports TBI Legislation: Public Health Impact and Lessons Learned Megan Dulaney-Bollin - A Personal Account of Hope Health and Healing Kim Ridout, LISW-S, CYT-200, CPT - Yoga and Relaxation During Breaks

Poster Presentations and Lightning Talks 5:00pm-6:30pm Students and Members of Faculty of The Ohio State University Chronic Brain Injury Program Topics will include immune system responses, sleep disruption, addiction issues, PTSD complications, adolescent athlete recovery, regenerating axons, detecting concussion in young athletes, complex concussions in children, selective vulnerability, and physical activity after concussion. 

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Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Click here for information about sponsorship levels. Click here for our sponsorship application.

If you have questions regarding the 2019 TBI Summit, please contact Emily Smith at

*Registration form and payment must be received (electronic/PayPal) or postmarked (paper form/check) no later than February 15, 2019 to take advantage of discounted rates.