Neuropsychologist Dr. Michael Raymond will address students, athletes, educators and health professionals at an upcoming lecture at Marywood University. The seminar, titled “Brain Injuries and Sports Concussions” will take place on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the LaTour Conference Room, Nazareth Student Center at Marywood University.
Raymond is a researcher and expert in the field of cognitive development, brain injury and a certified ImPACT Test concussion specialist. He has served as Director of Clinical/Forensic Neuropsychology and Clinical Director of the Brain Injury Program and Sports Concussion Program at Heinz Rehab for the past 26 years. Raymond has lectured both nationally and internationally and has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications related to neuropsychological assessment, forensic neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, brain injury rehabilitation and other neurological disorders.
Participants of “Brain Injuries and Sports Concussions” will be educated on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions, current standardized assessment techniques and the significance of return-to-play protocol. For more information or to register, call 570-340-6060.