Buckley Amongst Speakers at First Concussion Symposium

17 time All Ireland Champion, Rena Buckley will be amongst the speakers at the Ireland’s first Concussion Symposium at Croke Park this Saturday.

25 September 2016; Rena Buckley of Cork in action against Molly Lamb of Dublin during the Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final match between Cork and Dublin at Croke Park in Dublin.  Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Bon Secours Health System and UPMC, the leader in Concussion worldwide, have come together with the GAA to present Ireland’s first Concussion Symposium which will take place at Croke Park on October 8, 2016.

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Leading Concussion experts from UPMC in the United States, Bon Secours Health System in Ireland and sporting figures from the GAA will join together for a ground breaking symposium which will share nationally for the first time the best practices, protocols and treatment of concussion today.
Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Pat O’ Neill, Former Gaelic Footballer all Ireland winning player and manager and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, Consultant, Mater Private and Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, President of the Gaelic Athletic Association
  • Dr. Micky Collins, Executive Director- UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
  • Dr. Kevin Moran, Consultant Surgeon in Letterkenny University Hospital and Donegal GAA Team Doctor

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