Reno, NV – Dr. Christopher Demers joins fellow Sierra Neurosurgery Group surgeon Dr. Jay K. Morgan on the Board of Directors for ThinkFirst of Northern Nevada. The Board of directors includes three neurosurgeons (Drs. Demers and Morgan, as well as Dr. Lali Sekhon of Nevada Neurosurgery) and two trauma surgeons (Martin Bain, MD and Frieda Hulka, MD, both from Western Surgical Group. Dr. Hulka has particular expertise in pediatric trauma). Also on the board of directors are Marca Alexander, MD, a spinal cord rehabilitation specialist and Cathi Peterson LPN. Both Sherise and Cathi are part of the Brain Injury Association of Nevada.

ThinkFirst of Northern Nevada launched as a not-for-profit organization in Reno, Nevada in October of 2011. The organization is focused on improving brain and spine injury awareness and prevention. ThinkFirst of Northern Nevada will spearhead education to prevent such injuries and welcomes donations of time and/or money through its website.