Outreach & Engagement
University of Michigan Dearborn’s Impact Biomechanics Lab, led by Dr. Amanda Esquivel, is conducting a pilot study on how well soft foam headgear reduces head acceleration metrics at higher impact velocities for female lacrosse players.
Dr. Andrew Hashikawa, associate professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Michigan Medicine, is providing free injury prevention methods and education to families in need through his Pop-Up Safety Town program.
The Michigan Concussion Center is proud to announce that Dr. Eleanna Varangis, a tenure-track assistant professor of Movement Science at the School of Kinesiology, will join the center in August 2022. She is a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University using neuroimaging and fMRI to study the relationship between brain activity and cognitive functioning in healthy aging. This is the center’s first faculty hire under the U-M Biosciences Initiative.