Thomas M. Talavage





Thomas M. Talavage received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1992 and 1993, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA, in 1998. He joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1998, and is a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Since 2007, Dr. Talavage has served as Founding Co-Director of the Engineering MRI Facility. Dr. Talavage is most recognized as one of the core PIs of the Purdue Neurotrauma Group, with this work having pioneered the quantification of the effects of repetitive subconcussive trauma on brain health. Dr. Talavage has authored over 70 journal publications and his work has been featured in print in Sports Illustrated, the Chicago Tribune and LA Times, and on television by PBS Frontline, PBS NOVA, HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, NBC Nightly News, and MSNBC.


Conference Presentation

Advanced NeuroImaging for Identication of Children at Risk Towards Acquired Sports-Related Brain Injuries



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