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Please join us to learn about how athletes respond to and recover from head injuries. The event will be held at the Wayland High School Theatre, on May 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
Two leading clinicians from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will take us through the latest research on head injury and recovery, with a particular focus on the risks and benefits of sports. Dr. Pascual-Leone is Professor of Neurology and an Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation. Dr Alexandra Stillman is the Director of Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurorehab.
Following the presentation, there will be a Q&A session with both clinicians and representatives from Wayland-Weston Youth Football, Wayland Youth Lacrosse, and Wayland Youth Soccer. Representatives from these youth leagues will address the efforts underway to reduce the risk and increase the awareness of head injuries in their sports.
This event is hosted by Wayland-Weston Youth Football,Wayland Youth Lacrosse, and Wayland Youth Soccer in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.