Dr. Tator Concussion Talk

The Northumberland Sports Council partnered with Safe Communities Northumberland to bring concussion expert, Dr. Tator to Cobourg.  Two sessions were held. One in the afternoon for health care providers, and one in the evening for the general public. Admission was free to both.

-Image from Globe and Mail

Watch Dr. Tator’s evening presentation by clicking this link!

Event Details: 

When: Thursday, April 25 6:00-7:30
Where: Cobourg Community Centre

Learn more about Dr. Tator’s Concussion Research:
Read his paper, Concussions and their consequences: current diagnosis, management and prevention here:
http://www.cmaj.ca/content/185/11/975

Read his thoughts about kids and concussions here:
Kids and concussions: The newest evidence on long-term impacts
http://healthydebate.ca/2016/05/topic/concussions-child-youth

Read this article from the Globe and Mail about Dr. Tator’s thoughts on how the NHL deals with concussed players.
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/article-concussion-specialist-charles-tator-disagrees-with-nhl-commissioner/

Some of Dr. Tator’s many titles:
Emeritus Scientist, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Board of Director for Parachute Canada
Officer of the Order of Canada
Inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
Inducted into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame
Inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

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