MEDIA ADVISORY: The uOBMRI-Rowan's Legacy Symposium

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Institute (uOBMRI) and the Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada invite members of the media to join researchers, health care professionals, and elite athletes for an event centred on concussion research, education, and awareness in honor of the late Rowan Stringer and her family.

WHAT: The uOBMRI-Rowan's Legacy Symposium
WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Algonquin College, Bldg. D, 1385 Woodroffe Ave.


Rowan’s Law Panel with Gordon and Kathleen Stringer

  • Eric Lindros, Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Lisa MacLeod, MPP, Nepean - Carleton

What Do I Do if I Have a Concussion?

  • Dr. Shawn Marshall, Medical Director, Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program, The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre; uOBMRI
  • Dr. Kristian Goulet, Medical Director, CHEO Concussion Clinic and Assistant Professor and Pediatrician, Community Pediatrics; uOBMRI

Return to Life Protocols

  • Dr. Roger Zemek, CHEO RI Clinical Research Chair in Pediatric Concussion, uOBMRI

Living with CTE: A Spouse's Experience

  • Lisa McHale, Director of Family Relations at the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

Mechanisms of CTE

  • Dr. Lee Goldstein, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine, & Biomedical Engineering, Boston University School of Medicine

Athlete Panel

  • Mackenzie Stone, former NCAA Division I Hockey at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Jim Kyte, former NHL player
  • Ernest Jackson, current CFL Montreal Alouettes player


Media inquiries:

Néomie Duval
Manager, Media Relations
University of Ottawa

Samantha Bureau
Director of Public Relations
Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada

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