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Concussions in Youth Sports Discussion to Feature NFL Football Hall of Famer Harry Carson, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

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This event is co-sponsored with the Woodrow Wilson School, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey with support from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Service's Traumatic Brain Injury Fund and Partners for Health Foundation.

Concussions in youth sports as a public health concern featuring NFL Football Hall of Famer Harry Carson, will be the subject of a panel discussion at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at 6 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium. A public reception at 5 p.m. in Shultz Dining Room will precede the talk.  Registration is required

This event is co-sponsored with the Woodrow Wilson School, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey with support from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services’ Traumatic Brain Injury Fund and Partners for Health Foundation.

Former professional football player and Hall of Famer Harry Carson will join Uwe Reinhardt, one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care economics, neuroscience and clinical experts to explore the roles that media, legislation, neuroscience and professional sports play in the future of America’s youth.

Panelists include:

  • Jill Brooks, Head to Head Consultants
  • Harry Carson, Former NFL Player, Pro Football Hall of Famer
  • Barbara Geiger-Parker, MCRP, Brain Injury Alliance of N.J., U.S. Brain Injury Alliance
  • Peter Keating, ESPN Magazine
  • James Noble, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Uwe E. Reinhardt, Princeton University
  • Annegret Dettwiler-Danspeckgruber, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Chair of Panel

For more information and to register, visit http://fs6.formsite.com/BIANJ2/form38/index.html