Follow Us: facebook twitter vimeo youtube The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation More than 180 people gathered on January 25 to celebrate the grand opening of The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation in BWH’s Building for Transformative Medicine. The evening ended joyously with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony The Stepping Strong Center for Trauma InnovationHomeAbout the centerSupportersNewsEventsRunning ProgramGallery RECENT VIDEOS 2017 Patients of Courage | Gillian Reny Congratulations to Stepping Strong Ambassador Gillian Reny for being named a 2017 recipient of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Patient of Courage award. The Patient of Courage program honors reconstructive plastic surgery patients whose charitable actions influence the lives around them. Army Veteran Benefits from Amputation Surgery Brandon Korona, 26, Army veteran and Massachusetts native, underwent an experimental, surgical procedure to amputate his lower left leg at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. This is the second time that this experimental Stepping Strong-funded procedure, called the Ewing Amputation, has been performed. Dr. Matt Carty Performs Revolutionary Surgical Procedure Stepping Strong patient Jim Ewing, 52, underwent the first-of-its-kind surgical procedure to amputate his lower left leg at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. If successful, the revolutionary surgery will enable him to perform complex actions and feel sensation by allowing his brain to interact with a robotic prosthetic. VIDEO ARCHIVE The Essence of Stepping Strong This portrait of Boston Marathon survivor Gillian Reny’s journey inspires us to turn tragedy into hope. 2017 Marathon Team 122 Stepping Strong runners ran the Boston Marathon on April 17, raising more than $1.2 million. Hope for Amputees Stepping Strong Innovator Matt Carty, MD, shares details about his groundbreaking surgical procedure. 2016 Marathon Team 48 members of the Stepping Strong Marathon Team ran 26.2 miles to fuel innovative trauma research. 2016 Innovator Awards Michael Weaver, MD, won the award for his project, 21st Century Tools to Measure Bone Healing. 2015 Innovator Awards Bo Pomahac, MD, won the award for his project, A Portable Device for Rescuing Limbs. 2014 Innovator Awards Matthew Carty, MD, won the award for his project, Recovering Limb Function: A New Surgical Approach. 2014: Crossing the Finish Line Arms linked, the first Stepping Strong Marathon Team completed their 26.2 mile journey. Stepping Strong Launch Inspired by Gillian Reny, Stepping Strong aims to turn tragedy into hope for trauma patients. PHOTO GALLERY Get Involved To learn more or to make a gift, email Justine Bryar at email@example.com. To start a Stepping Strong fundraiser, email firstname.lastname@example.org. To run on a Stepping Strong team, email email@example.com. For questions about Stepping Strong programs, email Nish Acharya at firstname.lastname@example.org.