2017 Visiting Professor in Injury Prevention Symposium

2017 VISITING PROFESSOR IN INJURY PREVENTION SYMPOSIUM
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute – St. Michael’s Hospital
Allan Waters Keenan Research Auditorium
209 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

7:00 Light Breakfast
7:30 Welcome and Introduction Dr. Sandro Rizoli and Amanda McFarlan (St. Michael’s Hospital)
7:35 Opening Remarks Dr. Bob Pashby (Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund President)
7:45 Dr. Charles Tator (UHN, Toronto Western Site)
“Update from 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport”

Visiting Professor
8:00  Dr. Brent Hagel (University of Calgary)
“Preventing Sport and Recreation Injuries in Children and Adolescents”
9:00 Networking Break with Refreshments

Research Symposium

9:30 Dr. Bernard Lawless (St. Michael’s Hospital / CCSO)
“Provincial Injury Prevention Initiatives: programs, resources and strategies”
9:50 Dr. Sarah Richmond (York University)
“Sport and Recreational Injury Prevention: understanding the implementation context to reduce the burden of injury”
10:10 Liraz Fridman (York University)
“The Canadian Child Safety Report Card: a comparison of injury prevention practices across provinces”
10:30 Dr. Angela Colantonio (UHN – Toronto Rehabilitation Institute)
“Traumatic Brain Injury: Innovations for prevention”
10:50 Closing Remarks Dr. Avery Nathens (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

For more information on this free event, please contact: tammy.kowalyk@sunnybrook.ca

Sponsored by the Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund in partnership with St. Michael’s Hospital, Sick Kids Hospital, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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