Tuesday, June 23rd, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Registration check-in opens 10:00 am

Wednesday, June 24th, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Registration check-in opens 7:00 am


There is no charge to attend
but advanced registration is required

venue global center for health innovation

1 St Clair Ave. NE
Cleveland OH 44114



Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
127 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone 216.696.9200

The Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone 216.771.7700

Additional area hotels can be found at
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Presentation Videos

June 23 Tuesday 1:00 – 1:30pm

  • Welcome
  • P Hunter Peckham, PhD NAE, NAI
  • Conference General Chairman Donnell Institute of Biomedical Engineering & Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University
  • Welcome NAE
  • C. D. Mote, Jr., PhD NAE
  • President, National Academy of Engineering
  • Welcome IOM
  • Robert Graham, MD IOM
  • Chair, IOM Committee on Sports Related Concussions in Youth, George Washington University
  • Welcome Cuyahoga County
  • Armond Budish
  • Cuyahoga County Executive Cuyahoga County
  • Welcome Case Western Reserve University
  • Pamela B Davis, MD, PhD IOM
  • Dean, School of Medicine & Senior Vice-President for Medical Affairs, Case Western Reserve University
  • Welcome Cleveland Clinic
  • Delos (Toby) Cosgrove, MD IOM
  • Conference Honorary Chairman President and CEO, Cleveland Clinic

June 23 Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30pm

  • Introduction to the Session
  • John J Chae, MD IOM Moderator
  • MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio, MetroHealth Medical Center | Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
  • Reducing the Incidence of Concussive and Sub- Concussive Head Trauma in Football/Collision Sports
  • Robert C Cantu, MD Keynote Speaker
  • Medical Director of the Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital
  • pdf of presentation
  • TBI Clinical Trials: Past, Present, and Future
  • Col. Dallas C Hack, MD, MPH
  • Senior Medical Advisor to the Principal Assistant for Research and Technology US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • pdf of presentation
  • Concussion and Auto Safety: A NHTSA Perspective
  • Hon. Mark R Rosekind, PhD
  • Administrator – National Highway Traffic Safety US Department of Transportation
  • Utilization of a multidisciplinary approach to concussion management
  • Jay L Alberts, PhD
  • Conference General Co-Chairman Vice-Chair of Health Technology Enablement Neurological Institute, Director of Concussion Center, The Edward F and Barbara A Bell Family Endowed Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic
  • pdf of presentation
  • Question & Answer

June 23 Tuesday 4:00 – 6:00pm

  • Introduction to the Session
  • Thomas F Budinger, MD, PhD NAE, IOM Moderator
  • Founding Chair and Professor Emeritus, Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley Professor Emeritus, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berekeley, and Radiology, UC San Francisco Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • pdf of presentation
  • Emerging Insight from Animal and Human Studies about the Biomechanics of Concussion
  • Susan S Margulies, PhD
  • George H. Stephenson Professor Bioengineering, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • pdf of presentation