The University of Miami Concussion Program provides South Florida with a solution to the growing concern of concussions in youth sports. Incorporating innovative research and community outreach, our program strives to improve concussion management and awareness.
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Gillian A. Hotz, Ph.D., research professor of neurological surgery and director of the concussion program at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute, visited experts in Israel this month with some members of her multidisciplinary team leading a study on the effectiveness of cannabinoids in treating mild traumatic brain injury. Hotz, who is principal investigator […]
More and more young people are being diagnosed with concussions. Heightened media attention and new state laws have led to improved early detection and treatment of sports-related concussion. However, concussions are not limited to sports. From bike or car accidents to falls on playgrounds, kids can suffer concussions in a number of ways. To serve […]