Loyola University Maryland welcomes CBS This Morning correspondent Lee Woodruff for a lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall on the University’s North Charles Street campus.
Woodruff will discuss the inspiration for her books Those We Love Most and Perfectly Imperfect, along with her husband, journalist Bob Woodruff’s, experiences with and recovery from a traumatic brain injury sustained while reporting from Iraq, and the impact that process had on their family. Woodruff and her husband are founders of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which assists wounded service members and their families in receiving long-term care and helps them successfully reintegrate into their communities.
A freelance writer, Woodruff has penned numerous personal articles about her family and parenting that have run in such high-profile magazines as Health, Redbook, Country Living, Parade, and Family Fun. In addition to freelance writing, Woodruff ran her own public relations and marketing consulting business for 16 years. Before that, she was senior vice president of the public relations firm Porter Novelli. Currently, Woodruff lives in Westchester County, N.Y., with her husband and four children.
Her appearance at Loyola highlights the brain injury rehabilitation services available at the Loyola Clinical Centers.
This event is free and open to the public. Seat reservations are recommended but not required; guests interested in reserving seats can do so on the Woodruff Lecture event webpage.