Dr Edie Zusman is a world-renowned board-certified top brain and spine surgeon. Among many professional appointments she has served as Chief of the Neurosurgery division at her Mayo Clinic Network affiliated Northern Hospital. Dr Zusman works all over the world in her field but has a particular passion in concussion screening for family violence victims. In that vein she has started her own organization called Safe living Space.
We have a fascinating discussion about the gap in our healthcare system for concussion screening of victims of domestic abuse and the stats are through the roof! We also talk about how to have a healthy brain and the damage we can do, especially from alcohol and drug abuse.