Kennesaw State to salute America’s veterans

 

Veterans Day ceremonies feature retired U.S. Air Force flight surgeon

KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov 1, 2018) — Kennesaw State University’s Army ROTC Club and Military and Veteran Services will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI with a salute to America’s veterans on Thursday, Nov. 8. Retired U.S. Air Force flight surgeon Dr. Russell K. Gore will deliver the keynote address. Gore is founding director of the Complex Concussion Clinic and medical director for the SHARE Military Initiative at the Shepherd Center.

WHAT:

Dr. Russell K. Gore, founding director of the Complex Concussion Clinic and medical director for the SHARE Military Initiative at the Shepherd Center, who served as a USAF flight surgeon for eight years, will deliver the Veterans Day keynote address. After completing his biomedical engineering studies at Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from Emory University, Gore served as a military physician. Gore is an adjunct associate professor at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, as well as a widely published researcher.

The SHARE Military Initiative is a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on assessment and treatment for active duty or separated service members who have served in the U.S. military since September 11, 2001 and who are experiencing symptoms of or have a diagnosis of mild to moderate brain injury, or concussions and any co-occurring psychological or behavioral health concerns, including post-traumatic stress.

WHO:

  • Russell K. Gore, Founding Director of the Complex Concussion Clinic and Medical Director of the Shepherd’s Center SHARE Military Initiative, served as a flight surgeon in the USAF for eight years.
  • Kennesaw State University’s Army ROTC Club and Military and Veterans Services

WHEN:

Thursday, Nov. 8, beginning at noon

WHERE:

The Campus Green

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw Campus, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Ga. 30144

PARKING:

Parking will be available in the Visitor Parking Lot. Click here for directions and a Kennesaw Campus map or visit: http://www.kennesaw.edu/directionsparking.php

Robert S. Godlewski



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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