Complexities of a Minimally Conscious Brain with Mike Hixenbaugh

Neil Orman

2018 Large Newspaper Gold Award winner Mike Hixenbaugh talks about his winning story on those deemed minimally conscious after trauma. His subjects included Nick Tullier, who was treated at TIRR Memorial Hermann, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital with specialists in treating “disorders of consciousness.” Hixenbaugh updates us on Tullier’s progress and his reporting of the story as a new medical beat reporter for the Houston Chronicle.