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Collaboration Across the County– Brain Injury Leaders Sharing Ideas of Support

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In this special episode of Brain Injury Today, BIAWA Executive Director Deborah Crawley visits with several of the top leaders of the brain injury community from across the country: Geoffrey Lauer, MA, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa, and Eileen Reardon, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Association of New York State. 

They discuss how they’re keeping their respective communities connected during the #coronavirus quarantine and lessons learned that can benefit clients and caregivers alike.

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This episode of Brain Injury Today was produced and edited by Goal17Media.com and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify.

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Geoffrey Lauer
Chief Executive Officer – Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa
Chair, United States Brain Injury Alliance

For the past three decades, Geoff has persisted in brain injury and disability service delivery, advocacy, research, education and prevention at local, regional and national levels.  In that time he has helped develop programs that have supported thousands to become more effective self-advocates,  as well as innovations in medical and community-based services to improve outcomes and decrease costs.

He currently serves as CEO of the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa, as a Commissioner of the Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Commission; as a consultant to the Mayo Clinic’s brain injury research center; and is Chair-elect of the United States Brain Injury Alliance.

Geoff has provided training and supported efforts in brain injury policy change in more than 40 states.  He has testified before the US Senate as an expert in emerging challenges in the field of brain injury.

He holds a Master’s degree in health communications, is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist, a beekeeper and lives in Iowa City, IA with his wife Erika and their children.

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Brain Injury Organizations
Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA)
United State Brain Injury Alliance
Brainline
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Association of New York State
Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

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