April 5, 2017
Media representatives are asked to call the Media Relations Department at 614-293-3737 to make arrangements to cover this event.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will conduct a symposium that focuses on concussion care for athletes on Friday (4/7) from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Avenue.
Hosted by OSU Sports Medicine, the symposium will address a broad range of best practices in the identification and management of sports concussion, related research and return-to-play methodology. The symposium is intended for physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, EMS providers and other medical and non-medical professionals who are responsible for the health and safety of athletes.
Margot Putukian, MD, charter member and past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and Jonathan Midgett, engineering psychologist at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will be two of the featured speakers.
Other speakers include:
- James Borchers, MD
- Robert Bornstein, PhD
- Katherine Brownlowe, MD
- Stephen Graef, PhD
- Michael Jonesco, MD
- Russell Lonser, MD
- Catherine McDaniel, OD
- Kevin Weber, MD
For more information, visit http://go.osu.edu/concussion2017.
Media Contact: Alexis Shaw, Wexner Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations, 614-293-3737 or Alexis.Shaw2@osumc.edu.