Scientific, legal, educational, policy, and media experts from across the country will be featured during the day-long Sport Concussion Summit, to be held Thursday, September 24, at the Junge Family Champions Center at Michigan Stadium. The U-M Injury Center is hosting the event, and the School of Kinesiology is a co-sponsor.
Former U-M football coach Lloyd Carr will give the welcome and opening remarks. Morning sessions will focus on concussion science, including epidemiology (Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz), biomechanics and prevention (Dr. Stefan Duma), and assessment and injury recovery (Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher).
Afternoon session speakers will address non-scientific considerations, including legal, (Dr. Rudy Castellani and personal injury attorney Steve Pachman), educational (Dr. Tamara C. Valovich McLeod), and media (sport journalist Joanne Gerstner).
Atheletic Training associate professor and concussion expert Dr. Steven Broglio will moderate panel discussions during both segments of the summit. He is coordinating the clinical work for a landmark NCAA/Department of Defense study, described in a recently published article on NCAA.org, "A Gray Matter." Dr. Broglio is director of the NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory.
This summit is free of charge, but registration is required due to limited seating. (6/9/15) THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY, BUT CLICK THE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. Thank you for your interest in this special event!