Brain Injury Australia is holding a seminar on Concussion/ “Mild” Traumatic Brain Injury
Saturday 23rd March 2024 at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health on the Parkville campus of The University of Melbourne.
The Seminar will provide guidance on evidence-based best practice for the diagnosis, acute care and ongoing assessment and management of concussion – including the special consideration given to concussed women, children and adolescents.
It has been designed for anyone with an interest in the assessment, treatment and management of concussion, including: General Practitioners; sports physicians; allied health professionals; coaches; trainers; and family, domestic and sexual violence services.
Dr. Michael Makdissi, Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Football League (AFL);
Professor John Olver AM, the Victor Smorgon Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine at Epworth HealthCare and Monash University;
Dr. Jason Chan, Chief Medical Officer for the Melbourne Storm National Rugby League (NRL) team;
Dr. Mukesh Haikerwal AC, a General Practitioner in Melbourne’s western suburbs, formerly 19th Federal President of the Australian Medical Association (AMA);
Dr. Vicki Anderson, Director of Clinical Sciences Research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Professor at the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences of The University of Melbourne; and
Katherine Price Snedaker, Executive Director and Founder of PINK Concussions – an international advocacy organisation for women and girls with brain injury.