Children’s head of the Safe Concussion Outcome and Recovery Education (SCORE) Program, Gerard Gioia, explained his motto to the Washington Post: when it comes head injuries – “when in doubt, sit them out.”
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In a compelling study, Children’s National Health System researchers found that as many as 88 percent of high school, middle school, and elementary school students who sustained concussions, had academic problems within four weeks of sustaining the injury.
Neuropsychologist Gerard Gioia, PhD, spoke with the New York Times about a recent study on limiting rest after concussions.
Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH, a Children’s National Health System emergency department physician and an Iranian-American, was named a 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient for her innovative work in treating concussions and contributions to the community that reflects her heritage.
Children's Gerard Gioia, PhD, discusses concussions in girls sports in a Capital News Service story.