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DR. UZMA SAMADANI: BRAIN INJURY IN SPORTS

Dr. Uzma Samadani, a neurosurgeon and brain injury researcher at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minnesota, will review the evidence assessing the risks and benefits of sports participation with a focus on youth football and brain injury. Data reported in scientific literature will be analyzed to understand its limitations and applicability to youth populations, including strategies for risk reduction with preservation of benefits.