Professor Chris Levi and Dr Andrew Gardner led a public seminar on sports concussion in September 2019.
This first session focuses on assessment + guidelines for return-to-play after an on-field concussion. The panel features Timana Tahu, Craig Hamilton, Susan Moodie and Erin Green.
This second session focuses on post concussion syndrome and potential long-term consequences. The panel features Paul Harragon, Marc Glanville, Debbie Bick and Anne-Maree Shipman.
The night will also feature panel discussions with sporting legends and an audience Q&A session.
- Professor Chris Levi - neurologist and Co-Director of HNEH's Sports Concussion Clinic
- Dr Andrew Gardner - clinical neuropsychologist and Co-Director of HNEH's Sports Concussion Clinic
- Paul "The Chief" Harragon - former rugby league player (Newcastle Knights, NSW Blues and Kangaroos) and TV personality
- Timana Tahu - former rugby league player (Parramatta Eels, Newcastle Knights, NSW Blues and Kangaroos) and rugby union player (NSW Waratahs and Wallabies)
- Marc Glanville - former rugby league player (Newcastle Knights) and commentator
- Craig Hamilton – ABC radio commentator
Attendance is free, but seating is strictly limited.
5:30pm - tea, coffee and sandwiches
6:00pm - seminar begins
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