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Presenter: Korak Sarkar, M.D.

Kimberly Hill - Sunday, January 15, 2017

Please join us March 10-11, 2017 at our 10th Annual Conference celebrating “Ten Years of Help, Hope and Healing”. Professionals will have the opportunity to hear from an exciting line up of experts in the field of brain and spinal cord injury while earning up to 12 CEUs. Survivors will participate in hands on activities, socialize with others and hear motivational, helpful and inspiring messages. Registration information, along with the schedule of events and location can be found HERE or by sending email to

Korak Sarkar, M.D. will be presenting Saturday, March 11th at 3:30 pm on “Brain Health”.

Korak Sarkar, M.D. completed his undergraduate education at the Johns Hopkins University where he obtained Bachelor of Science degrees in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, and Neurosciences. He earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a Neurology Residency at the University of California at Davis, in Sacramento, CA. This was followed by the completion of a Brain Injury and Medicine Fellowship at Northwestern and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Sarkar is double boarded in Neurology and Brain Injury Medicine and Rehabilitation. He joined the Ochsner Neurosciences Institute in 2015 and is also a Clinical Instructor at the Tulane School of Medicine. His research on TBI has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Founder’s Award in Translational Research. He currently serves as a board member for the non-profit Brain Injury Association of Louisiana  (BIALA).