The Shaken Brain with Mark Gilson featuring Elizabeth Sandel, M.D.
On August 11, 2020 Mark Gilson, producer of “What the Folk?!” a bi-monthly radio program on WRFG Atlanta, released his interview with Elizabeth Sandel, M.D. on her recent book “Shaken Brain”. The interview is accompanied by thematic music about the brain and includes a discussion with Dr. Sandel on medical and societal issues related to brain injuries.
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