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Thursday May 9, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Cortelyou Commons, DePaul Lincoln Park Campus
2324 N. Fremont Street
Chicago, IL

Driving Directions

Street parking and parking structure available at 2231 N. Sheffield Ave (corner of Sheffield Avenue and Fullerton Avenue)

Panelists & Presenters

Dorothy Kozlowski, Ph.D.
SLICE Faculty Advisor, Associate Professor for Biology, DePaul University

Leonard V. Messner, OD, FAAO
Chicago Concussion Coalition Co-Chair, Executive Director, Illinois Eye Institute

Jeffrey Mjaanes, MD, FAAPFACSM
Director, Chicago Sports Concussion Clinic at Rush 

Sue Walsh, D.N., Med, ATC, EMT
Director of Sports Medicine, DePaul University

Michael V. Favia, J.D.
Attorney at Law, The Law Firm of Michael V. Favia & Associates

Amanda Lorenzen
Daughter of Fred Lorenzen, NASCAR driver, 1965 Daytona 500 winner


Sports Legacy Institute
Katherine Schock
(781) 262-3322

DePaul SLICE Concussion Symposium for the Greater Chicago Community

Please join DePaul SLICE, DePaul University Department of Health Sciences, Sports Legacy Institute, and the Chicago Concussion Coalition for a Concussion Symposium on Thursday, May 9. 

A panel of experts will discuss concussions, their impact on society, and how communities can work together to better address and manage concussions in order to protect athletes and other at-risk groups.
Greater Chicago community members, including parents, coaches, and medical professionals, are invited to attend, alongside DePaul University professors, administrators, students, staff, coaches, and athletic teams.

FREE and open to the public. 

Symposium Agenda*

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM: Welcome/Introduction to the Chicago Concussion Coalition

11:10 AM - 11:25 AM: Effects, consequences and prevention of concussions

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM: Concussion recognition, response, and management

11:40 AM - 11:50 AM: Keeping student-athletes safe

11:50 AM - 12:05 PM: SLICE mini presentation

12:05 PM - 12:20 PM: Athlete/insider-personal family experience

12:20 PM - 12:30 PM: Legal implications of concussions

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Q&A 

*Agenda and speakers subject to change.


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