Brain Awareness Week

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Nassau University Medical Center

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Nassau University Medical Center

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

50-100

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

"Brain Health & Education Exhibit": An informational booth/exhibit table was set up in the lobby, with brain-related information and materials. Dr. Schaefer was there between the hours of 12pm to 4 pm to answer questions, discuss available services, and offer information related to the brain and mental health. Lynn A. Schaefer, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Nassau University Medical Center

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Poster

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Yes, I feel it increased awareness of brain disorders, gave helpful information about improving memory, and provided insight about when to seek help.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

event single

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lynn Schaefer, Ph.

Contact Phone:

516-572-6835

Contact Email:

lschaefe@numc.edu

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