Press Releases and Media

PHaT Press Releases 

 10.8.2013: PHaT for All Seasons

12.1.2009: National Ski Patrol Teams with Leading Helmet Safety Program

1.14.2008: Ski Helmet Use Research Team Receives $20,000 Grant From Vermont Health Foundation

Media Coverage

1.9.2014:  Choosing a Helmet for your Kids

1.8.2014: Experts to Resorts: Please Advocate Skiing Helmets

10.8.2013: Fox 44 on PHaT Expansion

10.8.2013:  WCAX on PHaT Expansion

2.21.2013: Williams and PHAT Team Discuss Truth about Ski Helmets and Program Expansion

12.22.2011: Hitting the Slopes? Why Doctors Say You Need a Helmet – WCAX 3

2.17.2011: Williams Making Headway – Boston Globe

8.25.2010: Smuggs Doc Says Set Goals, Not Mandates, On Helmets –

2.23.2010: Snowboarder Battles Back from Brain Injury – WCAX 3

2.20.2010: Okemo Presents a Phat Tuesday Check to Vermont Children’s Hospital –

1.18.2010: It’s National Safety Week On The Slopes –

1.14.2010: Local Ski Areas Promote Helmet Use – Rutland Herald

1.12.2010: Go Tell it on the Mountain – Consumer Reports

1.7.2010: Snowboarder Injury Prompts Helmet Awareness – WPTZ 5

1.9.2010: Helmets Top Off Sports Gear: More Skiers, Snowboarders Playing it Safe – Waterbury Republican

1.6.2010: Helmets for Snowboarders and Skiers – The Debate Continues –

12.4.2009: Ski Helmet use on the rise – Burlington Free

12.1.2009: National Ski Patrol Teams Up with Ski Helmet Advocacy Program – Utah Skier Online

11.24.2009: PHAT Program Grows Bigger – WCAX 3

4.20.2009: Vail Resorts Puts Emphatic Lid on Helmet Debate –

4.15.2009: When it Comes to the Brain, Use Your Head – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

3.18.2009: Ski-helmet Crusader is Getting Results – Associated Press

1.18.2009: Vermont Doctor Pushing Ski Helmets – Vail Daily

1.17.2009: Get PHAT at Vermont Ski Resorts – Fox 44

1.16.2009: PHAT Helmet Program Hits Slopes in ’09 – Newswise

1.16.2009: National Ski Patrol Teams With Leading Health Safety Program – AllBusiness

Other Media:

1.27.2013: Dr. Rob Williams discusses the Truth About Ski Helmets

12.30.2010: PHaT Program creator Robert K. Williams, MD blogs about PHaT, says: “No More Excuses!”

12.3.2009: PHaT on Vermont Public Radio (VPR)