Michael Dabbs has been president of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI), a chartered state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), since 1993 and has entrenched himself in the world of brain injury...
Michael Dabbs has been president of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI), a chartered state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), since 1993 and has entrenched himself in the world of brain injury advocacy. Dabbs has been Chairman of the Michigan Department of Community Health's (MDCH) Traumatic Brain Injury Services and Prevention Council since 2005. As Chairman of the Council, Dabbs serves with other members to advise the MDCH regarding the implementation of services for persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the promotion of prevention efforts to lessen the incidence and cost of TBI in Michigan. Dabbs also holds a number of related positions with various brain injury organizations nationally and in Michigan, including the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) States Assembly and Steering Committee; the BIAA States Assembly Strategy and Long Term Planning Committee; the Detroit Medical Center's Southeastern Michigan TBI System Advisory Council and the Ohio Valley Center's TBI Advisory Council. He is also co-editor of the Michigan Resource Guide for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury and Their Families. Prior to becoming President of the BIAMI, Dabbs worked for over 13 years as the Physical Director, Associate Director and Executive Director of the YMCA in Ann Arbor, Michigan providing him with a strong background in non-profit management. Dabbs, a former Captain in the United States Army, is a life-long resident of Ann Arbor and is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University. He is actively involved in the Ann Arbor community as a member of the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor and as a Board Member and former Chairperson of the Washtenaw Community Health
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