ONS Foundation rolls out ThinkFirst program in area schools

On Friday morning, April 9th, the auditorium at Stamford High School was humming with morning chatter as over 350 students in the 9th and 10th grades slid into their seats.  Conversations quickly faded when Dr. Scott Simon, clad in a white lab coat, approached the lectern and introduced himself.  The neurosurgeon was there on behalf of the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education and ThinkFirst, a non-profit Injury Prevention Foundation, which has chapters all over the world. ThinkFirst is dedicated to preventing brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through the education of individuals, community leaders and the creators of public policy. The ThinkFirst Chapter at the ONS Foundation is one of four Chapters in New York and Connecticut and the only one serving Fairfield County. Continue reading “ONS Foundation rolls out ThinkFirst program in area schools”