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  • Location: Online
  • Cost: Free
  • Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Join us virtually on August 12 to hear the latest on concussion news and research through presentations from all-star athlete, Briana Scurry, and a line-up of world-class medical experts. Presenters will speak on the latest in concussion research, education and prevention.

Keynote Speaker
Briana Scurry, two-time Olympic gold medalist and World Cup Champion with the U.S. Women's National Soccer team.
Recognized as one of the world's most talented and influential goalkeepers, Briana Scurry will discuss the debilitating concussion that led to her retirement in 2010 and how she has repurposed her visibility to become one of the nation's foremost thought leaders on traumatic brain injuries.

Research Presentation
Acute and Persistent Neurophysiological Consequences of Concussion
Anita Christie, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
Learn more about the concussion research that has been conducted on young adults who have experienced either a sport-related or non-sport related concussion.

Breakout Sessions
All registrants will have the opportunity to tune into a research presentation from one of the four listed breakout sessions. During the session, you will hear researchers speak on their current concussion research and have the opportunity to ask questions on their research:

Arthur Brown, PhD, Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and Gregory Dekaban, PhD, Acting Chair, Microbiology & Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Topic: The Basic Science of Concussion and Translational Studies

Adrian Owen, PhD, Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Topic: The Long-Term Consequences of Concussion on Cognitive Functions

Dr. Lisa Fischer, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and Michael Robinson, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
Topic: Three Common Myths on Concussion

Laura Graham, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University and Marquise Bonn, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University
Topic: Evidence for the Non-Athlete with Concussion

Reserve your spot now. Register today.

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