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Monday, June 12th, 2017
Our research program focuses on the development of collaborative treatment modalities and novel interventions for those affected by concussion.
Research

The Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center's research program seeks to develop translational research that evaluates collaborative treatment modalities and novel interventions for those affected by concussion. We partner with departments across Jefferson, Rothman Institute, and Wills Eye Hospital, as well as companies such as ImPACT Applications, to source interdisciplinary expertise for current and future projects. Our scholars bring this expertise to school and community partners in order to evaluate the effect of public intervention and awareness on patient clinical outcomes. 

 

Participate in Research

 

  • Russo SA, Anderson SL, Kempa JA, Mattson ME, Glatts CC. Sway balance normative. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society Annual Meeting; Eerie, PA; June 10, 2017.
  • Kempa JA, Glatts CC, Russo SA, Anderson SL, Mattson ME. Group differences in balance assessments. Poster presented at: Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society Annual Meeting; Eerie, PA; June 10, 2017.
  • McAlpine L, Anderson S, Franks R. Gender differences in concussion recovery and computer-based neurocognitive testing. Poster presented at Brain Injury of Pennsylvania Annual Conference; Lancaster, PA; June 25, 2017.
  • Russo SA, Anderson SL, Kempa JA. Baseline characteristics of prolonged symptom recovery post-concussion. Poster presented at Brain Injury of Pennsylvania Annual Conference; Lancaster, PA; June 25, 2017.
  • Anderson SL, Russo SA, Gatens D, Kempa JA, Mattson ME, Glatts CC. Sway balance normative. Poster accepted for presentation at: American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Conference; Jacksonville, FL; July 15, 2017.
  • Scardillo J, Carabrese M, Cillay E, Devlin A, Focht A, Smith Z, Houtan H, Morina A, Rexon J. Functional outcome measure use in the examination and treatment of patients following mild traumatic brain injury: A National Survey of Physical Therapy clinicians. Poster accepted for presentation at American Physical Therapy Association Combined Section Meeting; New Orleans, LA; February 21-24, 2018
  • Kontos, A.P., Russo, S.A., & Collins, M. (2004). An introduction to sport concussion for the sport psychology consultant. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 16, 220-235.

The Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center's summer student research program is an opportunity for graduate and medical students to participate in summer research projects. Students are encouraged to publish their final projects as posters, abstracts, or manuscripts, and are provided opportunities for continued collaboration into the school year. If you are interested in applying for the summer research program, please submit your resume to concussion@jefferson.edu.

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For Your Brain The Best Minds