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September 12, 2019 - Harrisburg, PA

Department of Health Promotes BrainSTEPS to Help Students with Traumatic Brain Injury

Department of Health officials today joined local health educators and members from the BrainSTEPS Child and Adolescent Brain Injury School Re-Entry Consulting Program to discuss the impacts of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and highlight the resources available that help students with a TBI get the support they need.



<a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_001.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Sarah Boateng, executive deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, left, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries as BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program's Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, center, and Dr. Ron Deguffroy listen inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_002.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Sarah Boateng, executive deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, left, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_003.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, of BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_004.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Sarah Boateng, executive deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, left, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries as BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program's Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, center, and Dr. Ron Deguffroy listen inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_005.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, of BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_006.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A model brain is pictured during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_007.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program's Dr. Ron Deguffroy speaks at the podium as Sarah Boateng, executive deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, left, and Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, listen inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_008.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, of BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17411_DOH_Brain_Injuries_NK_009.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson, of BrainSTEPS Brain Injury School Consulting Program, speaks during a press conference on traumatic brain injuries inside the Capitol Media Center on Thursday, September 12, 2019.