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UPMC Sports Medicine
Omni William Penn Hotel
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530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Emerging Frontiers in Concussion

SAVE THE DATE: June 7-9, 2013

This two-day event is for physicians, neuropsychologists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals, as well as students and researchers involved or interested in concussion. The conference will focus on emerging, evidence-based trends in concussion from on-field assessments to active clinical treatment pathways.

Topics will include:

  • Advances in the pathophysiology of concussion
  • Comprehensive and cutting-edge imaging, neurocognitive, vestibular-ocular, and other diagnostic assessments
  • Acute and sub-acute prognostic factors for recovery
  • Active, interdisciplinary treatment and rehabilitation approaches to concussion and post-concussion syndrome including: academic accommodations; exertion protocols; medications; cognitive, physical, vestibular, and vision therapies.

Course Directors

Michael Collins, PhD
Clinical and Executive Director
UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program

Anthony Kontos, PhD
Assistant Director of Research
UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program

Joseph Maroon, MD
Vice Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Freddie Fu, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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