Parents and Sports-Related Concussions

Michelle Camicia, MSN

Michelle Camicia is the mother of two children, ages 13 and 15. She enjoys her children’s sporting activities that have included football, snowboarding, soccer and others throughout their childhoods. Michelle is also a nationally recognized rehabilitation nurse leader who has been the Director of Operations for Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, California since 2003. The Center serves Kaiser Permanente members throughout Northern California who have experienced a major disabling injury or other events or medical conditions requiring intensive inpatient rehabilitation. Michelle’s life has been devoted to improving the care and access to care for people with major disabling neurologic conditions. She is a candidate for a PhD in Nursing and Healthcare Leadership from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis, and she enjoys influencing healthcare policy through participation in national committees and task forces.

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Thanks to these colleagues for the website photo opportunities:

Kam Gardner, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
Raymond Samatovicz, MD, Physiatrist, Brain Injury Medicine Specialist
Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, California