November 2020
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Concussion News from the University of Michigan
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Roundtable Discussion

The Michigan Concussion Center hosted a roundtable discussion on the "Social and Cultural Disparities of Sport Concussion." Local and national stakeholders from athletic and research communities shared their expertise with healthcare and athletic professionals in attendance. The discussion focused on variables that impact concussion identification and management in athletes.

What We're Up To
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The Concussion Center is now on YouTube. Click the link and subscribe to our channel to see informative discussions with a variety of experts.
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Center Speaker Series

Dr. Willie Stewart will join us for a virtual discussion on January 28, 2021 for a talk entitled "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: major issue or minor TReND?" Register here.

Research Spotlight
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anne Sales

Dr. Anne Sales is a professor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences and a research scientist at the Center for Clinical Management Research at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.

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Developing PROM

Associate Director of Research Dr. James Eckner, along with fellow Concussion Center investigators, are developing patient-reported outcomes measures for concussion care.

Concussion in the News
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A group of Black former NFL players filed a federal lawsuit alleging the NFL's concussion settlement blocked some Black claimants from securing payouts based on discriminatory evaluations.
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A study in Neurology shows service members with combat-related concussions demonstrated an evolution of symptoms during clinical evaluations five years post-concussion.
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