Christopher Giza

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USA

 

Biography:

Christopher Giza graduated from Dartmouth College, received his M.D. from West Virginia University and completed his training in Neurology at UCLA. He then worked on the Yosemite Search and Rescue team before joining the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center in 1998.  He founded and directs the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT program, and also serves as Medical Director for the Operation MEND-Wounded Warrior Project mild TBI program.  Dr. Giza co-chaired the American Academy of Neurology’s evidence-based guidelines for sports concussion, and was subcommittee chair on the CDC youth mild TBI guidelines and the International Consensus Conference for Concussion in Sport (Berlin guidelines). He currently serves on advisory committees for TBI/concussion with the NCAA, NBA, Major League Soccer and US Soccer Federation, and has been a clinical consultant for the NFL, NHLPA, MLB and MLS.  

 

Presentation:

Vulnerability or Sparing? The Impact of Developmental Stage at TBI on Longitudinal Cognitive, Psychosocial, and Neuroimaging Outcomes 

 

 

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