Speakers Series April 2023: Dr. Ruben Echemendia

February 14, 2023


By Tina Chen

The Concussion Center is honored to host an internationally renowned neuropsychologist, Dr. Ruben Echemendia from the University Orthopedics Center in Pennsylvania, at our April 2023’s Speaker Series. Dr. Echemendia specializes in sports-related concussions and has been involved in various large-scale national studies, including the “NFL-LONG: Neurologic Function across the Lifespan: A Prospective, LONGitudinal, and Translational Study for Former National Football League Players.” He was also part of the international group that spearheaded the consensus statement on concussions in sports. 

On Thursday, April 13, 2023, Dr. Echemendia will present: “The process and science underlying the new SCAT6 Tools”, where he will provide an in-depth overview of the SCAT6 for evaluating a suspected sports-related concussion and how this standardized tool can be used on patients who are 13 years and older.