Nassau University Medical Center

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Nassau University Medical Center

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Brain Fair
  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • Seniors

Approximate Number of People Reached:

few dozen

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Exhibit providing information on brain health and fitness, dementia prevention and healthy aging, and traumatic brain injury and stroke awareness.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Email, since it was at the hospital during work hours


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

  • Brain Awareness Week Facebook Cover Image

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

People mention events from years past, and some of the things they learned! It has also encouraged some people – patients and professionals alike – to seek out further information and/or evaluation for cognitive issues they may be experiencing.

Event Photos

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Dr. Schaefer at “Brain Day 2022”

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Extern Gabby as assistant

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NUMC Brain Day 2022

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NUMC Brain Health and Education Exhibit Materials #1

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NUMC Brain Health and Education Exhibit Materials #2

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lynn A. Schaefer, Ph.D., ABPP

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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