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May 23, 2022

Regents approve faculty promotions

The Board of Regents on Thursday, May 19 approved recommendations for promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks at the University of Michigan. Two Concussion Center faculty members were among the professors who were promoted. They are: Andrea Almeida,…
May 19, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Hashikawa

Dr. Andrew Hashikawa is an Associate Professor in the departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics and is board certified in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatrics. He serves as an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on…
May 19, 2022

Center hires first faculty member: Dr. Eleanna Varangis

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…
May 19, 2022

U-M Dearborn faculty member studying soft headgear lacrosse helmets

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, with nearly 213,000 high school males and females participating during the 2018/19 academic year. Unique from other sports, there are significant rule differences between the men’s and women’s games.…
March 9, 2022

Broglio co-authors NATA position statement

DALLAS, TX – The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) published its position statement, “Reducing Intentional Head-first Contact Behavior in American Football Players”  in the Journal of Athletic Training, NATA’s scientific publication. The statement is an update to the 2004 position…
February 16, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Ingrid Ichesco

Dr. Ingrid Ichesco is a clinical assistant professor of Pediatric Sports Medicine at Michigan Medicine. Her interests include sports medicine, musculoskeletal injuries/pain, concussions, and female athlete care. We spoke with her about her interest in concussions, concussion treatments in the…
February 14, 2022

Center welcomes Tina Chen as managing director

Tina Chen is the U-M Concussion Center’s new managing director. Tina spent the last three years working for the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan as its university engagement manager, overseeing cross campus collaborations in volunteer management and nurturing…
February 14, 2022

Center members help investigate new concussion treatment technology

Two U-M Concussion Center members are leading a  C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital team investigating a novel treatment that has shown the potential for significant improvement in clinical outcomes following a concussion-related event.  Dr. Ingrid Ichesco, clinical assistant professor of Pediatric…