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Oregon awarded 5-year TBI State Partnership Grant

Oregon was one of 28 states awarded a five-year cooperative agreement funded under the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program. CBIRT will serve as the lead agency for Oregon (2021-2026). The goal is to create and strengthen systems of...

CBIRT Welcomes Our New Research Assistant

Matt Dawson joined CBIRT as a student worker in 2017 and quickly became an invaluable part of the CBIRT team. In Spring 2020, Matt graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology and psychology with a neuroscience emphasis. CBIRT is thrilled that Matt has joined our team as a Research Assistant. As...

David Kracke recognized for his contribution to ensuring animal rights

CBIRT’s David Kracke, JD was recently recognized by his alma mater, Lewis & Clark Law School, for his work with WildAid. WildAid aims to decrease global consumption of wildlife products and increase local support for conservation. In Oregon, David was instrumental in writing the law banning...

Ann Glang receives UO Outstanding Research Award

Ann Glang was one of five UO faculty members to receive an award for outstanding research. Ann was honored for her long record of research accomplishments and productivity, which have served to change the lives of children and adults with brain injury. She was also credited for her advocacy for...

Physiological Responses to Natural Indoor Animation - I3 Award

Christina Karns and colleagues Kevin Nute and Nicole Swann received an Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I3) Award from the UO Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. Disorders of stress are increasingly recognized as a major public health concern. Coinciding with this, is...

CBIRT awarded a 4-year CDC cooperative agreement

We are excited to announce that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded CBIRT a 4-year, $2.2 million cooperative agreement to study the Central Oregon TBI (COR-TBI) Return to School program. The study will compare health, academic and social outcomes of students with brain injury who...

CBIRT awarded 3-year Mentor State Grant

Oregon was one of 10 states recently awarded a TBI State Partnership Mentor Grant —a cooperative agreement under the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program. This program is funded under the Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 2014 (P.L. 113-196...

David Kracke, JD, named Oregon’s Brain Injury Advocate-Coordinator

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) at the University of Oregon is pleased to announce the appointment of David Kracke, JD, to the position of Brain Injury Advocate-Coordinator. David has extensive experience and familiarity with the fundamental issues facing individuals with...