2nd Annual Elon BrainCARE Symposium – May 8

The 2nd annual Elon BrainCARE Symposium will be held on May 8, 2015, in  Lakeside Meeting Room 212.

2nd Annual Elon BrainCARE Symposium – May 8, 2015
Elon University, Lakeside Meeting Room 212 

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Marty Baker, MS, LAT, ATC, Senior Associate Athletic Trainer at Elon University

Title: The Inclusion of Cognitive Rest & Return to Learning as Part of a Comprehensive Protocol for the Management of Concussions

Introduction by: Lauren Brown

Emily Williams, MSAT, LAT, ATC, Athletic Trainer for Club Sports and Student Health Services at Elon University

Title: Concussion Management in Club Athletes

Introduction by: Jeanine Grabowski

Derek Lawrance, MS, ATC, CES, Assistant Athletic Trainer for San Jose Earthquakes

Title: A View From the Sideline: MLS Concussion Management

Introduction by: Jordan Cottle

Jay Alberts, PhD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Concussion Center

Title: Use of Biomechanics to Improve Concussion Management

Introduction by: Kara Soler-Sala

BREAK FOR LUNCH (12-1 p.m.)


Carly Ledbetter, Mary Tendler, Cayce Crenshaw, Marty Baker, Kirtida Patel

Title: Return to Play/Return to Learn – Case Study

SCIENCE OF CONCUSSION (2:15-3:45 p.m.)

Tom Buckley, Ed.D., ATC, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at University of Delaware

Title: Post-Concussion Rest: What is the Evidence Behind the “Cornerstone”

Introduction by: Kayla Harvey

Eleanna Varangis, PhD student in Cognitive Psychology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Title: Long-Term Cognitive Effects of Concussion: What Is Lying Beneath the Surface?

Introduction by: Emily Messerschmidt

Mark Sundman, BS, Research Fellow at Duke University Medical Center: Brain Imaging and Analysis Center

Title: Future and current neuroimaging modalities to detect the chronic neurobiological sequelae of remote traumatic brain injury

Introduction by:  Julianne Beck

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