University of Michigan Injury Center Sport Concussion Summit

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September 24, 2015
Location: 
Junge Family Champions Center at Michigan Stadium
333 E. Stadium Blvd.
Ann Arbor , MI 48104
United States
Contact: 
Tina Creguer
734-647-7635

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On September 24, 2015, the University of Michigan Injury Center hosted a Sport Concussion Summit.  Below you will find resources related to the event and that will provide greater depth of knowledge on the topic of sport concussion.

CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE OVERVIEW OF THE EVENT ON A SOCIAL-MEDIA-BASED PLATFORM.  Contains links to videos and supplemental information.  Extremely rich resource, perfect for browsing the topic.

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDE and find more information on this topic and our speakers.

CLICK HERE TO LINK TO PRESENTERS' SLIDES on Slideshare.  OR SEE BELOW FOR LINKS TO VIDEOS OF INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONS on YouTube.

Business photography by Andy Greenwell.

Agenda at a Glance

At-A-Glance Agenda PDF: 
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 8:00am - 8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 8:30am - 8:45am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Former U-M football coach Lloyd Carr
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEpzlSZ4q8k
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 8:45am - 9:15am
Concussion Epidemiology: Incidence Differences by Sport, Gender and Age
Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC, University of North Carolina
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwn7ldLE9jY
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 9:15am - 9:45am
Concussion Biomechanics and Prevention
Stefan Duma, PhD, Virginia Tech
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JCJf9hQLbc
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 9:45am - 10:15am
Concussion Management: Sideline Assessment and Injury Recovery
Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, University of Michigan
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCtaLNj5wiI
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 10:15am - 10:30am
Break
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Concussion Imaging and Biomarkers
Michael McCrea, PhD, ABPP-CN, Medical College of Wisconsin
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45Pf2yYfrPQ
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short and Long-term Risks of Sport-related Concussion: State of the Science
Christopher Randolph, PhD, ABPP-CN, Loyola University Chicago
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54K7IjW4520
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Funding Priority Areas
Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPzrgOsMspE
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Panel Discussion
Morning speakers
Moderator: 
Steven Broglio, PhD, ATC, University of Michigan
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7r_Hm20fA8
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
LUNCH AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Brian Hainline, MD, Chief Medical Officer, NCAA
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQswxdGjy-s
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Long-term Effects of Concussion: Fact and Fiction
Rudy Castellani, MD, University of Maryland
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9-JvPZVUbk
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Policy and Legislation
Sara Chrisman, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's Hospital
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydNrEEgCnGg
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Prevention through Education
Tamara C. Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, A.T. Still University
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eObvV528odg
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Break
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Legal Aspects of Sport Concussion
Steven Pachman, Esq., Montgomery McCracken
Adria Lamba
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQH1NEz3bxM
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 3:45pm - 4:15pm
A Journalist's Point of View
Joanne C. Gerstner, MSJ, Michigan State University
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1JLlGxKpNs
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Panel Discussion
Afternoon speakers
Moderator: 
Steven Broglio, PhD, ATC, University of Michigan
Session Video: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DggayfqJNQ0
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Closing Remarks
Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tour of Michigan Stadium

Attractions and Travel Information

Directions to Junge Family Champions Center

From Detroit Metro Airport and points east: Take I-94 west to Ann Arbor-Saline Road (exit 175). Turn right and follow Ann Arbor-Saline Road as it turns into Main Street, going north for approximately 1 1/2 miles. Crisler Arena is located near the northeast corner of Main and Stadium Boulevard next to Michigan Stadium; the Junge Family Champions Center is next to Crisler Arena on the side of the tunnel entrance.

From Chicago and points west: Take I-94 east to Ann Arbor-Saline Road (exit 175). Turn left and follow Ann Arbor-Saline Road as it turns into Main Street, going north for approximately 1 1/2 miles. Crisler Arena is located near the northeast corner of Main and Stadium Boulevard next to Michigan Stadium. Turn right immediately after Michigan Stadium onto E. Keech Avenue and turn right into the lot just past Michigan Stadium, or turn right onto Stadium Boulevard and turn left into the parking lot immediately after Crisler Arena. The Junge Family Champions Center is next to Crisler Arena on the side of the tunnel entrance.

From Toledo and points south: Take U.S. 23 north to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.

From Flint and points north: Take U.S. 23 south to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.

Parking at Michigan Stadium

Enter the Michigan Stadium through Gate 9 (100 E. Keech Ave, Ann Arbor, MI).  Parking attendants will be present to guide you to park along the north end of the Stadium.  Follow the green path on the parking map provided to enter the Junge Family Champions Center. Signs will also be posted outside to assist in locating the Center. 

PDF iconJunge Center - Gate 9 Parking Map.pdf

Additional yellow and orange parking lots surrounding the stadium are available to summit attendees with University of Michigan parking permits. PDF iconCentral Campus Parking Areas.pdf

Travel Information - Ann Arbor, MI

Click here to find information on accommodations, dining, transportation, things to do, and events in Ann Arbor. 

Hotel Accommodations

Bell Tower Hotel - www.belltowerhotel.com

A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at a discounted rate at the Bell Tower Hotel. For the night of 9/23, the rate is $162 for a Queen and $173 for a Double. Please reference the Sport Concussion Summit when reserving your room and book by August 22nd to secure this rate. 

The Dahlmann Campus Inn - www.campusinn.com

  • 615 E. Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • 734-769-2200 or 800-666-8693
  • Click here to view map - (~ 8 minute drive to stadium)

To find additional hotel accommodations in Ann Arbor, click here

Transportation Information

Airport Transportation

Click here for a list of recommended limo or car services and a list of recommended taxis. 

Getting Around Ann Arbor

Click here to find a list of rental car agencies, taxi cab providers, Zipcar locations, limousine providers, and information on the public transit system. 

University of Michigan Football Stadium

Interested in attending a football game while in town? Click here to purchase tickets to the game on September 26th against Brigham Young.