The goal of Burke's inpatient programs is to ensure that each patient makes the maximum recovery possible.
The Burke Medical Research Institute is developing new treatments for disabling diseases and injuries.
Burke offers physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as other outpatient programs.
Burke sponsors support groups, educational events and fitness programs for the community.
“Burke Rehabilitation Center to Host Fourth Annual Brain Bee Competition in White Plains”
WHITE PLAINS, NY – February 5, 2015 -- Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will be hosting the 4th annuallocal championship for the International Brain Bee competition on February 11th. The International Brain Bee isan annual, not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students designed to encourage them to learnabout the brain and inspire them to pursue careers in neurological research.The contest is open to all high school students in Westchester County. They will be judged by adistinguished panel of clinicians and therapists who will quiz the students on human neuroanatomy, neuroscience,types of diagnoses and brain cell identification. “The Brain Bee gives budding neuroscientists the opportunity totest their knowledge and further pique their interest in the brain and nervous system,” said Janet Goodman,LMSW, case manager for Burke’s Brain Injury Program and coordinator for the Brain Bee in Westchester. “Weneed to continue to encourage these young men and women who will be the next generation of scientists seekingcures for the disabling injuries and illnesses that affect millions of Americans.”Local Brain Bees make up the first qualifying round in the International Brain Bee competition. Thewinners then move on to compete in the national Brain Bee — the location and dates of which are yet to bedetermined. The winner from the U.S. finals will go on to compete in the international championship later in theyear.The Westchester Brain Bee will be held at 4:30 p.m. on February 11th in Burke’s Rosedale conferenceroom, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., building 4, in White Plains. For additional information or to register, contact JanetGoodman at (914) 597-2237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.