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An Overview of the Sports Concussion Research Program

Presented by Andrew Gardner, UNSW

Date: 05 June 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Venue: Ipswich - B365, or via Zoom
Contact: For more information, please contact Andrea Lamont-Mills.
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Dr Gardner will be providing an overview of his research program that focuses on the full spectrum of concussion, from the identification of the injury through to the potential long-term consequences for retired athletes. More information about Dr Gardner can be found here.

Dr Andrew Gardner is a clinical neuropsychologist, an NHMRC Early Career Fellow with the School of Medicine & Public Health and an honorary clinical research fellow with the Hunter New England Local Health District. He is a Co-Director of the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD)'s Sport Concussion Clinic, and is the concussion consultant to Rugby Australia. He heads up the brain injury research program and is an an Executive Committee Member of the Priority Research Centre for Stroke and Brain Injury at the University of Newcastle. He has also worked extensively with the NRL and ARU in the area of sports concussion.