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Forum on "Evaluating the State of Concussion Research and Implications for Public Health," Full Committee (March 14, 2016)

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

 The Committee on Energy and Commerce held a roundtable discussion on concussions on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building,. The rountable dicussion is entitled“Evaluating the State of Concussion Research and Implications for Public Health.” 




Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Full Committee

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Pallone as prepared for delivery

Speaker Bios



Walter Koroshetz, MD
Director, National Institute of neruological Disorderes and Stroke
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Capt. Michael Colston, MD
Director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury
Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH
Director of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Jeff Miller
Senior Vice President of Health and Safety Policy
National Football League (NFL)
Brian Hainline, MD
Chief Medical Officer
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Geoff Manley, MD, PhD
Co-Director and Principal Investigator, Brain and Spinal Injury Cneter (BASIC)
Chief of Neurosurgery, San Francisco General Hospital
Michael McCrea, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Director of Brain Injury Research
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Cifu, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Michael "Micky" Collins, PhD
University of Pittsburg's Sports Medicine Concussion Program
Gerard Gioia, PhD
Division Chief, Neuropsychology
Children's National Medical Center
Col. Dallas Hack (Ret.), MD, MPH
Medical Leader
One Mind
Ann McKee, MD
Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Neuropathology Core
Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston University
Lisa McHale
Director of Family Relations
Concussion Legacy Foundation