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Keep Up the Letter Writing18-Sep-2017

( Following the success of our letter writing campaign at the Advocacy Station during the Fall Conference, BIAMI and Rainbow Rehab are going to continue the letter writing.. Read More...

Amy Fedel Memorial Benefit Concert21-Aug-2017

Click to enlarge ( /Flyers/flyer.jpg) BIAMI is excited to be included in the Amy Fedel Memorial Concert being held on September 9th at Green Wood UMC. We appreciate the chance to be in.. Read More...

"STATE CHAMPS!" Highlights Concussions07-Aug-2017

This past Sunday, "STATE CHAMPS!" aired a special on concussions. While this program is usually directed at teens, this episode was made with parents of student athletes in mind. It details what c.. Read More...

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BIA HOME : Brain Injury Association Hires Director of Development and Marketing

Brain Injury Association Hires Director of Development and Marketing

10-Jan-2017 Gerry Schorin

Brighton, Mich., January 10, 2017 – The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) has announced the hiring of Gerald Schorin as Director of Development and Marketing. Schorin will be primarily responsible for diversifying and developing fundraising opportunities, maintaining and growing their donor base, and will help advance the BIAMI’s marketing efforts. The announcement was made today by BIAMI President Tom Constand.

“We’re thrilled and extremely fortunate to have Gerry join us,” said Constand. “The expertise in marketing and communications he brings to our association will certainly prove to be a central strength as we continue to grow.”

Prior to joining the BIAMI, Schorin served as the Vice President for Communications and Marketing at Sarah Lawrence College. Prior to his work in higher education, Schorin served as Senior Consultant at Sandy Corporation in Troy and Vice President, Marketing Communications of Fireman’s Fund Mortgage Corporation in Farmington Hills. He has also held the positions of Assistant and Associate Professor of Advertising at Michigan State University. His experience also includes the Director of Communications of Michigan Law School, Director of Strategic Communications at Skidmore College, as well as extensive consulting work in program development, branding, marketing and communications.

Schorin holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in English from the University of Pittsburgh, a Diploma in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College in Dublin, as well as a Ph. D in English and Communication-Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

About the Brain Injury Association of Michigan

The Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by brain injury while reducing the incidence and impact of brain injury through education, advocacy, support, treatment services and research. Founded in 1981, the Brighton, Mich.-based BIAMI serves Michigan’s brain injury community through comprehensive educational and prevention programs. The BIAMI is the primary conduit between survivors and an extensive network of facilities, programs and professionals in the state of Michigan, which is nationally recognized as a center of excellence in brain injury treatment and rehabilitative care. The BIAMI also supports 20 statewide chapters and support groups that meet monthly. For more information, visit or call the toll-free helpline at (800) 444-6443.