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Addressing Concussion Concerns in the Modern Athlete

  • IBJI - Glenview 2401 Ravine Way Glenview, IL, 60025 United States (map)

Join us for an expert-led community forum addressing the importance of long-term brain health in athletes.

Speakers include:
Anthony Savino, MD - Clinical Director, The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI
Dr. Savino is a board-certi ed neurologist, fellowship-trained at The Sports Neurology Clinic, the world’s leading provider of comprehensive neurological care for athletes of all ages and levels of play. He specializes in the evaluation and management of concussion, neurological disorders, and long-term brain health in athletes. Dr. Savino recently joined IBJI to lead our new initiative, The Sports Neurology Clinic at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute.

Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, FAAN -National Director, The Sports Neurology Clinic
Dr. Kutcher is currently a team physician for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association, and served as the team neurologist for the United States at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Dr. Kutcher is the director of the NBA concussion program and works as an advisor to the Players’ Associations of the NFL and NHL. He has helped develop the concussion policies of the NCAA, as well as several college athletic programs and conferences.

Kelly Trainor, APN, CPNP Program Coordinator, The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI
Kelly is an advanced practice nurse and certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She joined IBJI in 2015, bringing with her a wealth of experience in clinical concussion management, community outreach and advocacy in legislative changes.

Dr. Eric Cheheb, MD - IBJI Sports Medicine Surgeon
Dr. Chehab’s role working with many local club and high school athletes gives him an unique perspective on the way concussion topics are discussed on the eld and in the training rooms.

Jessica Soros, PT, DPT, CSCS - IBJI Physical Therapist
Jessica is an IBJI Vestibular Physical Therapist who works closely with patients suffering from post-concussion balance disorders. She is also the treating therapist for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves.

Brian Robinson, MS, ATC - IBJI Athletic Trainer
Prior to joining IBJI, Brian spent 37 years as head athletic trainer at Glenbrook South High School and developed one of the first Academic Modi cations and Return-to-Learn.

Michael Lennie, OTR/L, ATC - IBJI Occupational Therapist
Along with being an IBJI Occupational Therapist, Michael is also an IHSA offcial. Between these two roles, he can provide key insights into the importance of concussion education.

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Earlier Event: March 18
IBJI Running Clinic - Logan Square