Clinical Core for Concussion Research

Clinical

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Research

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Outreach & Engagement

The mission of the Concussion Center is to maximize societal and individual health through the relentless pursuit of concussion knowledge.
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The Center’s structure revolves around three cores with distinct, yet mutually supportive functions:

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The Research Core functions as the Center’s foundation, supporting and integrating outstanding University of Michigan faculty to promote innovative research collaborations.

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The Clinical Core exists symbiotically with the other cores by identifying clinically relevant research questions, involving patient populations in research studies and translating cutting edge Research Core findings into clinical care and patient education

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The Outreach & Engagement Core will help support the mission of the Center and the University by translating research findings to key stakeholders and providing learning resources through externally directed platforms.

Event: “Concussion Prevention: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach” Wednesday, March 24

The Michigan Concussion Center, in collaboration with the University of Michigan Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, are hosting a panel discussion “Concussion Prevention: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach” on Wednesday, March 24 from 11:30am – 12:30pm. Guests will learn concussion prevention methods from experts in athlete conditioning, equipment manufacturing, and sports policy at the state and international levels.

Event: “SHRed Concussions: Surveillance in High Schools and Community Sport to Reduce Concussions and their Consequences” Thursday, April 29

The Concussion Center Quarterly Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Carolyn Emery from the University of Calgary on Thursday, April 29 from 4-5pm. Dr. Carolyn Emery will share results from research examining concussion prevention strategies across multiple prevention targets in youth sport. She will emphasize the role of concussion surveillance in informing best practice and policy in concussion prevention in youth sport. The importance of transdisciplinary approaches and integrated knowledge translation to have the greatest public health impact of evidence-informed solutions in concussion prevention will be shared.

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