HCAMP's 11th annual Concussion Summit, presented by the State of Hawaii Department of Health, University of Hawaii, College of Education, HCAMP and the Queen's Center for Sports Medicine, was held on July 11, for the first time in an online only format, with over 400 attendees logging in from all across the United States as well as Canada and Japan.
Keynote speaker Christopher Giza started off the morning with a talk on Neurometabolic Cascade to Clinical Assessment and was followed by Gerard Gioia (Return to School: Encompassing Return to Learn, Social Interaction, and Physical Demands of the School Experience), Jen Prins (Supporting Mental Health Following a Concussion), Erik Swartz (“Hutt-808” A Novel Intervention to Reduce Head Impact Exposure in Hawaiian Football Players and to Increase Community Awareness for Head-Safety), Jennifer Wilhelm (Concussion Assessment and Intervention: Bringing the Evidence onto the Field and into the Clinic), and Paul Brewer (Achieving Perfect Vision Post-Concussion), with HCAMP's own Kyoko Shirahata ending the summit with a presentation on Concussion Reporting Norms amongst High School Athletes in Hawaii.
Concussion Summit 2020 capped off a two day stretch for HCAMP that included co-sponsorship of another online seminar, COVID-19: Getting Back To Athletics, presented in collabration with the University of Hawaii, College of Education, State of Hawaii Department of Health, and the Queen's Center for Sports Medicine.
Nearly 200 logged in to hear presentations by Michael Koester, Julius Pham, Megan Kuba, Tracie Umaki and Sarah Park.
» Over 400 virtually attend Concussion Summit 2020