Who is Ray?
Ray Brown is an awesome and accomplished young man. He was a medical school student at UF and a veteran. He is a great friend, brother, son, grandson, cousin, and much more.
What happened to Ray?
Ray was traveling home after visiting a friend in Nashville, TN on June 21, 2012 when he was involved in a serious car accident involving a semi-truck leaving him unconscious with a traumatic brain injury. Fortunately, he was able to receive immediate care from a doctor, and an off duty police trooper, where they were able to stabilize him until paramedics could arrive. Ray was then med flighted to Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, TN. He has since been transferred to his home state, Florida, where he continues to receive care for his injuries.
Ray is still in need of specialized care for his continued recovery. He has much healing to do even though he has made remarkable improvements. The path for recovery will involve lengthy physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Please continue to follow Ray and provide him support on his recovery process.