L. Syd M Johnson (HU) published a review of the film “Concussion”, titled “Concussion: How Bennet Omalu exposed the worst kept secret in football,” in Journal of Ethics in Mental Health. Read it here.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appointed Michigan Tech alumnus Nathaniel Gbessagee ’12 as president of Grand Bassa Community College, three miles north of Buchanan on Liberia’s Atlantic coast.
Gbessagee received his PhD in rhetoric and technical communication from Michigan Tech in 2012. His dissertation research focused on improving risk communication about malaria in Liberia.
After completing his doctorate, Gbessagee returned to Liberia, where he accepted a faculty position in the Department of Arts and Sciences at Tubman University. In 2016, Gbessagee was appointed a senior aide to the chairman of Liberia’s National Elections Commission. His responsibilities as president of Grand Bassa Community College will begin in August.
L. Syd M Johnson (HU) was appointed to the National Institutes of Health BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative Multi-Council Working Group Neuroethics Division. The Neuroethics Division examines and advises on critical ethical issues associated with BRAIN research.