27 March 2015

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Brain Injury Awareness Day

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command participates in the 14th annual Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill, March 18.

The event is organized by the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force and the Brain Injury Association of America.

Representatives from the USAMRMC were part of an Awareness Fair in the 1st floor foyer of the Rayburn Building, in which more than 50 organizations were present.

Col. Dallas Hack, senior medical advisor to the principal assistant for research and technology; Lt. Col. Chessley Atchison, program manager, science and technology objective: brain in combat; Dr. Tammy Crowder, neurotrauma program manager with the USAMRMC's Combat Casualty Care Research Program; and Ana Gamero, science and congressional advisor, were on hand to speak with representatives from Congress and industry in support of brain injury awareness.

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