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DCoE Announces 2017 Summit Call for Abstracts

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is accepting research posters and education session abstracts about scientific advances and best practices in psychological health or traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Submissions are for the 2017 DCoE Summit, “Advances in the State of the Sciences and Best Practices.” The summit is an online, virtual event Sept. 19-22. Health care professionals, researchers and academicians from around the world will interact live via a web conferencing platform. Tracks for both psychological health and TBI are planned.

Abstracts must be relevant to the military health community and must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. (ET) April 14.

Notifications of acceptance will go out via email during the week of May 22.

Visit the summit event website for abstract for abstract guidelines and submission information or email the summit planning team.

Comments (4)

  • well I have Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, from four yrs ago. Trying to get a standard operators permit , I had a commercial drivers license class A , now I just want to drive to church my moms house 6 miles away and the hospitals to help people that get TBI

    • Michael, we thank you for your continued support of the DCoE Blog, sharing your experience and your commitment to giving back. It's best to follow your doctor's advice when it comes to driving.

  • Why does it need to be military only? Civilian non-athletes have fewer services and outreach help. Can non-military participate?

    • As a Defense Department agency, our conferences are focused on supporting the military community. Non-millitary participants are welcome to join the Summit, which will be held virtually this year, but should be aware that our content will be military focused.

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