The first summit to explore gender differences of female brain injuries including symptoms, treatment and recovery to develop a better model of care is being hosted by PINKconcussions and Georgetown University Medical Center, with support for the NCAA Sports Science Institute and US Lacrosse.
The International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Georgetown University.
‘The first International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Georgetown University.’
Experts in concussion research will present the latest research in:
- Pediatrics to geriatrics: concussions and other TBIs across the female life cycle
- Sports and sports medicine - youth, high school, college, Olympics
- Domestic violence
- Military service
This summit is endorsed by the Brain Injury Association of America, Brain Injury Canada and the Women's Sports Foundation.