Concussion Discussion

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Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Renowned concussion expert, Dr. Russell Gore will be delivering a lecture entitled “Brain Injury and the Limits of Human Performance: From Fighter Planes to Football Games.” 

Gore is the medical director for the Sports Concussion Institute in Atlanta and will be delivering this lecture after 15 years of experience in this subject, as well as in related fields. He serves as associate professor at Emory University and at Georgia Tech in the Engineering Department after his years as a neurologist and biomedical engineer. 

To add to his resume, Dr. Gore is also part of the interdisciplinary team, jointly funded by the Department of Defense and the National Football League, that develops wearable tech to aid in identifying brain injuries in the military and in football.

Receiving his biomedical degree from Vanderbilt and medical degree from Emory University, Gore was also a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. Additionally, he completed neurology residency training and a vestibular neurology fellowship at Emory University. He continued to work on research at Georgia Tech pertaining to how technology can improve human health.

This event is free and open to the public.