Third Annual Concussion Summit to be Held April 23-24 in Niagara Falls

The third annual Concussion Summit will be held April 23-24 at Niagara Falls, Ontario.

The keynote speakers include:

Sean Pronger — a Canadian former professional ice-hockey player who grew up in Dryden, Ontario, and played in the National Hockey League from 1995 to 2004.

Dr. Charles H. Tator — Chair of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, and founder of ThinkFirst, Canada, a national brain and spinal cord injury foundation.

Dr. T. Blaine Hoshizaki – developer of the Neurotrauma Impact Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa with the following vision: “Head injuries will become a rare and inconsequential part of athletic and leisure activities.”

Dr. Kirstin Weerdenburg – a Pediatric Emergency Physician, she has a special research interest in concussion, particularly parent and health care provider knowledge of concussion and its management.

Dr. Patrick J. Bishop — Professor, Department of Kinesiology, at the University of Waterloo, with a research interest in trying to understand the mechanics associated with catastrophic injury, especially those to the cervical spine and head and on how to reduce the risk associated with such injuries.

For the agenda and more information, click here:

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