Emeritus Professor John Corrigan
Emeritus Professor John Corrigan from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University in the United States. He is Director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation and, since 1997, has led the Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System – the longest, continuously-funded of 16 centres throughout the United States, aimed at improving the lives of 1,150 Ohioans who have sustained a traumatic brain injury, their families and communities by creating and disseminating new knowledge about the course, treatment and outcomes relating to their disability.
He is also Editor-in-Chief of the most prestigious international journal in traumatic brain injury, the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. He is also the Director of the Ohio Brain Injury Program, which is the designated lead agency in the state of Ohio for Traumatic Brain Injury policy and planning. Dr. Corrigan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America and the Neurological and Behavioural Health Subcommittee of the United States Department of Defense, Defense Health Board. He has more than 150 peer reviewed publications and has received many awards for his service and research in brain injury rehabilitation, including the Brain Injury Association of America’s William Fields Caveness Award, the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize and the Gold Key Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.