Concussion and the Athlete

October 2, 2009 // Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, MA)

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Course Directors: Robert C. Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
Boston University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Boston University Medical Center
Co-Director, Neurologic Sports Injury Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Emerson Hospital
Chief, Neurosurgery Service
Emerson Hospital
Director Service of Sports Medicine
Emerson Hospital
Medical Director
National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research
Adjunct Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lawrence S. Chin, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Boston University School of Medicine
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
Boston Medical Center


Keynote Speaker:
Patrice Bergeron

Center and Alternate Captain
Boston Bruins



*schedule permitting

Faculty: Beth A. Adams, M.Ed., LRC
Neurotrauma Rehabilitation Specialist and Founder
Concussion Rehab Specialists
Brain Injury Case Manager
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Medical Advisory Board Member
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boxing Association
Medical Advisory Board Member
Retired Boxers Foundation
Board Member
Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

Stephen Bushee, ATC
Assistant Athletic Director - Sports Medicine
Boston College

Pierre A. d'Hemecourt, MD
Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
Children's Hospital Boston

Neal McGrath, PhD
Annual Lecturer, Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. Program
Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Sports Concussion New England

Jim Holsapple, MD
Attending Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery
Boston Medical Center

Ann C. McKee, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology
Boston University School of Medicine
Co-Director
Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Director of the Brain Bank
Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Framingham Heart Study
Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Christopher Nowinski

Co-Director
Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at BU School of Medicine
President
Sports Legacy Institute

Robert A. Stern, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy
Boston University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical and Research Program
Boston University School of Medicine
Acting Director, Clinical Core
Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center


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