By Conor Gormally, Concussion Alliance Co-founder, CEO, and Internship Director
This previous spring, I had the chance to speak to Erica Helgerud, Carleton Faculty’s Information and Social Media Supervisor, about Concussion Alliance’s work and our affect on campus and amongst college students at Carleton Faculty. The article, Changing the Culture: How Carls are Conquering Concussions, was printed on September 1, 2023, on the Carleton Information web site.
The article additionally covers our presentation of a poster about our groundbreaking useful resource for Faculty College students on the 14th World Congress on Brain Injury in Dublin final March. Kira and Kaori, mentored by Concussion Alliance Management Crew Member Dr. Elizabeth Sandel, created our Populations useful resource web page on College Students as a part of their internship in 2022. We invited Kira and Kaori to coauthor an summary with me (Conor Gormally), Malayka Gormally, and Dr. Sandel to undergo the World Congress. With assist from a serious donor related to Carleton, we had been in a position to carry Kira with us to Dublin to assist current the poster (Kaori was beginning a research overseas program throughout the convention and so wasn’t in a position to attend).
You’ll be able to see the poster in our blog post, which incorporates the introductory textual content of the summary in addition to the progressive imagery created by the staff for the poster.
Kira and Kaori additionally speak concerning the affect of the internship on their profession pursuits, their understanding of concussions, and on how they see the world. We extremely advocate studying the article; we’ve included the textual content beneath, however you can even learn it on the Carleton News website.