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:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

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 11am to 3 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
  • Social Media

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:

  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

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

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lynn Schaefer, Ph.D.

Contact Phone:

516-572-6835

Contact Email:

lschaefe@numc.edu

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