Welcome to Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. The mission of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation is to conduct research, provide education and develop programs to improve the quality of life of persons who experience traumatic brain injury.
The Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems defines brain injury as damage to brain tissue caused by an external mechanical force as evidenced by: loss of consciousness due to brain trauma, post traumatic amnesia, skull fracture, or objective neurological findings that can be reasonably attributed to TBI on physical examination or mental status examination. Brain Injury Association of America
This website has been funded with financial assistance from Grant #H133A120086 awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for the current funding period of 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2017.