August 2020
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Concussion News from the University of Michigan
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Recreational Sports Collaboration

The Michigan Concussion Center has established a partnership with U-M Recreational Sports. This partnership will benefit the entire U-M student body by providing concussion education tools and return-to-play guidelines for student-athletes involved in club sports.

What We've Been Up To
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The Concussion Center released its inaugural annual report for the 2020 fiscal year.
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Center Speaker Series

Dr. Tamerah Hunt kicked off the Concussion Center Speaker Series with a talk examining the role socio-economic status and race play on concussion.

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Online Education

The Concussion Center developed an online concussion certification course with the MHSAA. Those completing the course will satisfy the state-mandated concussion certification requirement.

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Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to four Concussion Center faculty members who were promoted from associate professor to full professor during the U-M Board of Regents meeting on May 20, 2020.

Research Spotlight
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Katie Scott

Dr. Katie Scott is a clinical neuropsychologist at the Mary A. Rackham Institute. She has a wide range of clinical experience and focuses on helping student-athletes return-to-learn.

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Improving SCAT

Dr. Gian Garcia used his background in industrial and operational engineering to maximize the diagnostic accuracy of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT).

Concussion in the News
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A study published in JAMA aims to determine the prevalence of concussions among undergraduate athletes and non-athletes at a large public university.
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Michigan Concussion Center Director Dr. Steven Broglio co-authored a study finding that levels of three blood proteins were higher following a concussion occurrence.
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