Engineering professor to be featured on ‘With Good Reason’

Dec. 7, 2011 –

From: University Relations

Stephan Duma, head of the Virginia Tech/Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, will be heard on the public radio show “With Good Reason” the week of Dec. 3 on its program entitled “Everybody Wins.”

Duma has led a drive to reduce head injuries to football players at all levels. Recently, he and his team released results from the first study ever to measure blows to the helmets worn when children play football.

The program airs on RADIO IQ in Roanoke (89.7 FM) and Blacksburg (1260 AM – HD 89.1.2) at 1 p.m. Dec. 4 and on WVTF (89.1) at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Other broadcast times around the state are posted at: http://www.withgoodreasonradio.org/when-to-listen/. “With Good Reason” podcasts are available for subscription at www.tinyurl.com/wgrpodcast, and this particular program will be posted beginning Dec. 2 at http://withgoodreasonradio.org/. The “With Good Reason” Facebook page is at http://www.facebook.com/pages/With-Good-Reason-radio/203141233005 .

For more information, contact Randall Stith at 540-231-5862 or rstith@vt.edu.