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Impact on the Gridiron: Safety, Accountability, and the Future of Football
Start Date: 1/19/2018Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 1/19/2018End Time: 12:30 PM
Event Cost: $50.00 USD
Event Description:
The Health Law Institute tackles the important subject of concussions in sports just two weeks before Minneapolis plays host to Super Bowl LII. This event is designed to address key issues facing players, teams, leagues, doctors, and lawyers regarding head injuries and brain trauma. Leading experts share perspectives on medical advances in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), related legal and ethical issues, youth athletics and parental concerns, player representation, and the sports fan's appetite for football in light of concussions.

Speakers:
  • Alan C. Page, Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice
  • Jessica L. Roberts, J.D., Professor, University of Houston Law Center and a consultant with the NFL-funded Football Players Health Study at Harvard
  • Uzma Samadani, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neurology, Hennepin County Medical Center and a leading concussion researcher
  • Mike Grant, Head Football Coach, Eden Prairie High School and 2014 Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year
  • Jim Souhan, Sports Journalist, Minneapolis Star Tribune and author, "When it comes to the NFL, how many of us are "football hypocrites?"
  • Blake Baratz, Player Representative and President, Institute for Athletes, a full-service sports representation firm representing numerous players in the NFL

 

Approved for 3 Standard CLE credits

Also available via live webcast

Attendance rates:
$50 for non-MHSL CLE credit-seeking attendees
$10 for non-CLE seeking attendees
$0 for MHSL students, alumni, faculty, staff, and HLI advisory board members

Contact Information:
Name: Megan Bohlman
Phone: 6516957675
Email: megan.bohlman@mitchellhamline.edu

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