Toral Family Foundation Offering Scholarship Program

Toral Family Foundation offering a scholarship program to assist medical professionals working in traumatic brain injury.

Davie, FL, August 03, 2012 --( A nonprofit organization, the Toral Family Foundation (, whose mission is to provide hope and improve the lives of people who are suffering with traumatic brain injury (TBI) is offering a scholarship program to help medical professionals further their education in this field. The organization asks that scholarship applicants be presently employed within the healthcare industry in the state of Florida and working with brain injury patients or in brain injury.

The Foundation is offering 3 NABIS 10th Annual conference ( brain injury scholarships to eligible healthcare specialists driven to advance their know-how of brain injury-associated subjects. The conference offers the opportunity for professionals to stay updated on the most recent developments in brain injury by studying with nationally renowned specialists. The 4-day conference is scheduled to take place at the InterContinental Hotel, in Miami from September 12 - 15 of 2012. Registrants may earn continuing education credits for coming to the sessions.

Just a few of the key speakers will include:

MD and Administrative Chief Resident in NYU, JR Rizzo, who’ll be introducing an explanation about eye-hand coordination and visuomotor integration for FVR, or functional vision rehabilitation.

PhD, MPH and President of Institute for Matching Persons and Technology, Marcia J. Scherer, is set to discuss important topics from her book.

PhD, Beth Wicks, is set to speak during the Pediatric Plenary/Adolescent Session.

PhD, Mariusz Ziejewski, is set to explain new developments which offer improved knowledge on brain dynamics, as well as further explanations of risk factors related to TBI.

PhD, Tina Trudel, is going to offer her viewpoints concerning the prospective pitfalls and benefits in neuropsychological assessment following brain injury and associated illnesses, addressing topics like standardization, validity, base norms and rates, while emphasizing best practices and common problems.
Managing Director for Rehab of CARF, Chris MacDonell, is set to introduce the most recent standards for CARF's plan accreditation.

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About Toral Family Foundation:

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the Toral Family Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing hope and improving the lives of all persons and their families impacted by a brain or spinal cord injury through research, funding, education, awareness and access to community resources. The Foundation collaborates with organizations positively impacting brain and spinal cord injury around the state of Florida, such as the University of Florida Foundation, Brain Injury Association of Florida, Brooks Health Foundation, The Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation/Brain Institute, The Kidz Neuroscience Center at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, The Darrell Gwynn Foundation and Mother’s for TBI Hope.

The foundation recently partnered with the University Of Florida College Of Medicine to establish the Toral Family Foundation Professorship in Traumatic Brain Injury, which is dedicated to research to improve outcomes for brain injury patients. The foundation distributes a handbook authored by its founder, entitled, Brain Injury, Where do we go from here, designed to serve as a free resource for individuals impacted by a brain injury.

Founded by Frank Toral, senior partner at the brain and spinal cord injury law firm, Toral Garcia Battista, the foundation was created as a result of the demand for more resources and greater support for persons with brain and spinal cord injuries. Toral credits his strong faith with motivating him to create the foundation and leave a lasting legacy of community service.
Toral Family Foundation
Maya Cramer
(855) 867-2533