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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Concussions in Youth Sports and in Play: Presentation at Weston High School 7:00pm Thursday, February 28

Sponsored by the Weston PTO

Dr. William Meehan will discuss Concussions in Youth Sports and in Play at the Weston High School Media Center, at 7:00pm on Thursday, Feburary 28.

Meehan will speak about concussive brain injury, its symptoms, potential long term effects and what parents and athletes can do to facilitate recovery. He is Director of the Sports Concussion Clinic in the Division of Sports Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston, and an instructor of pediatrics and orthopedics at Harvard Medical School.

A panel, including parents and Weston athletic administrators, will join Dr. Meehan for discussion/Q&A following his presentation. Please contact Deb Sullivan (sullyweston@comcast.net) or Ali Farquhar (alison@been-farquhar.com) for additional information.

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