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​The Canadian Concussion Centre is led by many of the nation's leading experts in the area of brain injury and concussion.

Krembil Neuroscience Centre

  • Charles Tator*, OC, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Project Director, Neurosurgeon
  • Adrian Crawley, PhD, MRI Physicist, TWH
  • Karen D. Davis, PhD, Neuroscientist
  • Mozhgan Khodadadi, MA, Clinical Research Coordinator
  • David Mikulis*, MD, FRCPC, Neuroradiologist​
  • Kieran Murphy, MB FRCPC FSIR, Professor of Radiology
  • Seyed Ali Naeimi, MD, Concussion Fellow
  • ​Chanth Seyone, MD, FRCPC, Psychiatrist
  • Apameh Tarazi, MD, Concussion Fellow
  • Carmela Tartaglia*, MD, FRCPC, Neurologist
  • Richard Wennberg*, MD, FRCPC, Neurologist

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

  • Robin Green, PhD, CPsych, Neuropsychologist and Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in traumatic brain injury
  • Brenda Colella, MA, CPsych, Associate Neuropsychologist.
  • Angela Colantonio, PhD, Occupational Therapist and CIHR Research Chair in Gender Work and Health
  • Lesley Ruttan, PhD, CPsych, Neuropsychologist

Hospital for Sick Children

  • Lili-Naz Hazrati, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Neuropathologist

University of Toronto

  • Michelle Keightley, PhD, CPsych, Neuropsychologist.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Nick Reed, PhD, MScOT, OT Reg (ON)

Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Ekaterina Rogaeva, PhD in Biochemistry

Sports Organizations

  • Leo Ezerins, Executive Director, Canadian Football League Alumni Association Advisory Board, 1986 Grey Cup Champion, Hamilton Tiger Cats and CFL All-Star

Advisory Board, Canadian Concussion Centre

To provide counsel to the Research Team, the following volunteers have joined the Advisory Board:

  • Jocelyn Allen
  • Elisabeth Atsaidis, Lawyer, Aird and Berlis
  • Fiona Berry, Winterberry Investments
  • Elvio DelZotto, Tridel Group of Companies
  • Tie Domi, Former NHL Player
  • Matt Dunigan, 1987 and 1991 Grey Cup Champion, Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts and Member, Canadian Football Hall of Fame
  • Hon. Ken Dryden, Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and former MP
  • Mitchell Goldhar, SmartCentres
  • Mark Goodman, Dundee Corporation
  • Dr. Bernie Gosevitz, Brain Campaign member and Chief Medical Officer, Rogers
  • Dr. Gerry Halbert, Co-chair Brain Campaign, University Health Network and Member of the Order of Canada
  • Gary Lawrence, Founder and Managing Partner, Excelsior Capital Asia
  • Steve Ludzik, former player Chicago Black Hawks and former coach Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Hon. Roy McMurtry, former Chief Justice and Attorney General of Ontario
  • Rick Moore - CEO, Richard Moore Associates
  • Marc Savard, Member of the 2010 Stanley Cup Boston Bruins
  • Dr. Hugh Scully, Professor of Surgery & Health Policy, U of T; Founder of the Ontario Race Physicians; FIA (World) Medical Commission; Inducted, Chair, Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame
  • Peter Shier, Partner in Naked Creative
  • Jamie Shulman, CEO Hubdoc & lawyer
  • Jim Tomlinson, Partner, McCague Borlack LLP
  • Richard Venn, Element Financial Corporation

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