Dr. Hotz with General Peter Chiarelli of One Mind

Dr. Hotz with General Peter Chiarelli, U.S. Army (ret.); CEO of One Mind, a nonprofit dedicated to developing diagnostics, treatments, preventative measures, and cures for brain injuries and disease.

A paper is forthcoming with details of recommendations.This week, Dr. Hotz, Director of the UConcussion Program, participated in the two-day Concussion Conference hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the NFL. The conference, known as T.E.A.M.: “Targeted Evaluation and Active Management,” focused on treatment for concussions, resulting in all experts agreeing that “concussion is treatable.

“[I]t is great that we can all come together and agree on important treatment variables,” says Dr. Hotz of the conference and the gradual evolution of concussion treatment protocols.

More about the conference can be read at the Pittsburg Post-Gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2015/10/17/Rest-not-best-for-concussion-recovery-experts-conclude-during-UPMC-Concussion-Conference.html