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Deployment-Related Traumatic Brain Injury and Co-Occurring Conditions

A Course for Civilian Health Care Providers from

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Resources for Health Care Providers

If you have questions about this course, please send an email to and a TBI expert will respond promptly.

If you require one-on-one advice or information, please call the DCoE 24/7 Outreach Center: 1-866-966-1020.

If you need help understanding military jargon or acronyms, please refer to the following document: War Psychiatry Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Look at this resource to see the Department of Veterans Affairs' advice for treating substance abuse: Substance Abuse.

Resources for Service Members and Their Families

Your patients and their families can get more information about concussion and what resources are available at any of the following sites:

Each of the branches of the military — Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force — has targeted resources for injured service members:

This article from DVBIC can help family members sort through those resources: Support for Wounded Service Members and Their Families.

Production Credits

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Lead Content Producer: Sherray Holland, P.A.-C., Neuroscience Clinical Advisor
Executive-in-Charge: Michael Wilmore, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C., Director of Clinical Affairs
Executive Producer: Sherry Chiasson, M.B.A./H.A., B.S.W., Manager, Multimedia Education Materials and Distribution
Co-Executive Producer: Leslie Shupenko, M.S., C.C.R.P., Former Manager, Office of Clinical Initiatives
Copy Editor: Susan Schept, Medical Writer

TBI Subject Matter Experts
Adam Anicich, Deputy Director of the Congressional Liaison Service, Department of Veterans Affairs
Cynthia Boyd, Ph.D., Co-Senior Scientific Director and Clinical Neuropsychologist, DVBIC Naval Medical Center San Diego
Alison Cernich, Ph.D., VA Senior Liaison for TBI, DCoE
Helen C. Coronel, M.S.N., B.C., Neuroscience Clinician, DVBIC
Capt. J. L. Hancock, M.D., U.S. Navy
Karl G. Hursey, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Psychologist, DVBIC
John L. Rigg, M.D., Program Director, TBI, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Joel Scholten, M.D., Associate Chief of Staff, Rehabilitation Services, Washington D.C., VA Medical Center
Katie Ambrose Stout, P.T., D.P.T, M.S., C.B.I.S., Tele-Rehab Chief for the Army's Northern Region Department of Telemedicine

BrainLine Military

Producer: John Rubin, Ph.D., John Rubin Productions, Inc.
Co-Producer: James Donald, John Rubin Productions, Inc.
Medical Consultant: John Whyte, M.D., Ph.D., Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

Web Producer: Kelly Deckert
Web Developer: Ian Collins
Associate Project Manager: Krystal Klingenberg
Editor: Victoria Tilney McDonough
Project Coordinator: Justin Rhodes
Executive Producer: Victoria Youcha, Ed.D.

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