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Ignite DC #4

Aliea Herbert

What Happens to Your Brain When You Crack Your Dome....

Sometimes your life gets turned upside down and you get stopped in your tracks- literally, this happened to me when I was hit by a car on 14th St. As a result, I have learned a LOT about what brain injury is, why it's actually kind of cool (in a biology geek sort of way), and why YOU should care. I promise to be light hearted, interesting, and I won't use any crazy science words- but I will challenge what you think you know about what happens when people get hurt.

About Aliea Herbert:

Hi, I'm Aliea. I'm an MD/MPH student in DC, but I'm from Boulder, Colorado. I'd like to share some of my story with you because it changed my life and will, at the very least, open your eyes a bit.

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