Episode 75 – Helping out at Memorial University of Newfoundland Med School

On episode 75 Erin interviews me about being a Standardized Patient at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Med School (St. John's, NL, Canada). I've been doing this since 2018, thanks to my GP Dr. Jessica Bishop. It's an excellent program where second year medical students are able to interact/"examine" people with interesting histories and conditions, ...

Episode 6 – Marion Gittings; Social Work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Suicide Awareness

*Trigger Warning* Suicide is discussed in this episode Marion earned a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in Wilmington, North Carolina. She has worked as a social worker since 1992 in the areas of housing security, mental health ...

Keep Your Head Up

Allie Harrison and Felicia Corrado formed Keep Your Head Up "to improve traumatic brain injury (TBI) recovery, including concussion, through a community-based platform providing education, empowerment, and social connection." They've created an encouraging, educational, and empowering organization! Read their posts on Instagram and Facebook! They've started a podcast series on Concussion Talk Podcast as well, "TBI ...

Episode 55 – Keep Your Head Up (Allie & Felicia, concussion education)

On episode 55, I chat with Allie and Felicia of Keep Your Head Up. Both women sustained concussions while they were playing sports in high school; Allie playing rugby, Felicia, ringette. Both studied public health/health sciences at the University of Waterloo and now intend to share what they've learned about concussion through education and experience, ...

Episode 13 – Concussion in Women & Girls (Meaghan Adams, Katie Mitchell, Lauren Ziaks)

The important differences between men and women are apparent in other aspects of life and health, yet they have been conspicuously absent as part of concussion and brain injury research! Although very important, the differences remain under-appreciated! Episode 53 of Concussion Talk Podcast/episode 13 of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast will hopefully morph into a series all ...

Episode 53 – Concussion in Women & Girls (Meaghan Adams, Katie Mitchell, Lauren Ziaks)

The important differences between men and women are apparent in other aspects of life and health, yet they have been conspicuously absent as part of concussion and brain injury research! Although very important, the differences remain under-appreciated! Episode 53 of Concussion Talk Podcast/episode 13 of Phoenix Concussion Recovery Podcast will hopefully morph into a series all ...