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Vol. 7, Issue 3
March 2019
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Strokes in the News Remind Us They Can Happen at Any Age
Burke's "Brainiacs" Help Change Lives of Those with Brain Injuries
Burke Leaders Get First-Hand Patient Experience
Horace Greeley Sophomore Wins Regional Brain Bee at Burke
Save the Date: Annual Burke Award Dinner Announced
Burke's Social Workers Help Patients Succeed After Discharge
Burke Physicians Shine at National Conference
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Burke's Brain Injury Program serves patient populations from adolescence through geriatric. Over the past year, the ages for the persons served has ranged from 18 to 94. In 2016 and 2017, the Brain Injury Program treated a total of 5 adolescents.
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Strokes in the News Remind Us They Can Happen at Any Age
Within days of each other, former NBA basketball player Kenny Anderson, 48, and actor Luke Perry, 52, experienced strokes. Anderson’s speech and eyesight were affected, but he is recovering; Perry died several days later...
Burke's "Brainiacs" Help Change Lives of Those with Brain Injuries
Often dubbed an “invisible injury,” a traumatic brain injury can have far-reaching effects on a patient’s life—from their health to their family dynamics to how they feel about themselves and their experience post-injury. But one group is offering a community to help with all that and more...
Burke Leaders Get First-Hand Patient Experience
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mooyeon Oh-Park, Chief Nursing Officer Valerie Vermiglio-Kohn, Vice President of Patient Experience Colleen Borrelli and Director of Patient Relations Marina Harmon recently checked themselves in for an overnight stay as a “patient” here at Burke.
Horace Greeley Sophomore Wins Regional Brain Bee at Burke
Horace Greeley High School Sophomore Lori Saxena won the eighth annual local Brain Bee Championship at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 27th. The local championship for the International Brain Bee is a not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students designed to...
Save the Date: Annual Burke Award Dinner Announced
Mark your calendars! The Annual Burke Award dinner will take place on Thursday, June 6th at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY...
Burke's Social Workers Help Patients Succeed After Discharge
At Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, every patient is part of a care team that is focused on one thing: long term recovery and sustained growth. During an inpatient stay, the team of physicians, nurses, therapists and support staff work at your bedside and in therapy gyms to help you get back on your...
Burke Physicians Shine at National Conference
Several members of the Burke family escaped the brutal New York winter last month and participated in The Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico...
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