Gerard Gioia

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USA

 

Biography

Dr. Gioia is the Division Chief of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System, where he directs the SCORE Concussion Program. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the GWU School of Medicine. As a researcher, he has multiple interests including the development of post-concussion clinical/research tools to identify injury manifestations and track recovery in children. He has worked with the CDC on their “Heads Up” concussion educational toolkits and is a principal author of the “Heads UP: Brain Injury in your Practice” toolkit for healthcare providers. Dr. Gioia has participated in the International Concussion in Sport Group Consensus meetings, American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Guideline panel, and the CDC’s mild TBI guideline development. He works with the Washington Capitals, Baltimore Ravens, and many high school and youth sports organizations. Dr. Gioia is President-elect of the Sports Neuropsychology Society. He is a former high school and college football player and played rugby in college and graduate school. His three adult children were active in sports throughout their childhood.

 

Conference Presentation

Evidenced Based Assessment and Treatment of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Adolescents with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

 

 

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