Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium: From research to recovery, Dec. 13-14

Concussion recovery clinical trial

Join colleagues from around the country to learn about the latest discoveries in and care for brain injury. The Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium features a day dedicated to basic and clinical research and a day focused on clinical care, specifically in rehabilitative services.

mTBI: From Research to Recovery
Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, 2019
OHSU Marquam Hill Campus

Dec. 6: Deadline to submit a poster abstract.

Keynote speaker

Steven Broglio, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology, adjunct professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Broglio is the director of the Michigan Concussion Center and the NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory, where he oversees clinical care, educational outreach and multi-disciplinary research.


See the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium website for detailed agenda and speaker information.

Friday location: School of Nursing Auditorium

Friday, Dec. 13

Concussions: From the field to bench and back

1 – 3:15 p.m. Research talks: Traumatic brain injury, concussion

3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Keynote “Setting up a research network: Lessons and findings from the CARE Consortium,” Steven Broglio, Ph.D.

4:30 – 5 p.m. Panel Discussion: Integrating TBI research networks to improve outcomes

5 – 7 p.m. Reception and poster session

Saturday, Dec. 14

Saturday location: Richard Jones Hall, room 4340

Complexities of clinical concussion management

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. Keynote “Value of concussion assessments in clinical care,” Steven Broglio, Ph.D.

8 a.m. to noon. Clinical talks: Traumatic brain injury, concussion (with a focus on the role of the athletic trainer)

Noon. Adjourn


Please email Kate Stout ( for more information.

Register early to secure your seat for the 2019 event. Students, OHSU employees and OHSU health system partners are eligible for a discount. 

The organizing committee is compiling a summary of all TBI- and concussion-related research taking place at OHSU, from basic to clinical.