Traumatic Brain Injury: Lessons Learned from Our Nation’s Athletes and Military

Veterans Clinic Symposium

November 11, 2015
Hulston Hall

Program

Traumatic Brain Injury:

Lessons Learned from Our Nations Athletes and Military

This program is approved for 4.0 hours of CLE credit in the state of Missouri.


8:00 A.M.
Check-in and Continental Breakfast


8:15 A.M.
Welcome

Chuck Henson

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and
Trial Practice Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law


8:20 A.M.
The History of TBI Claims in VA Disability Compensation Cases

Amy Odom

National Litigation Director
National Veterans Legal Services Program


9:10 A.M.
Living with TBI: Changed Lives

Alex Pracht

with a few words from his mother, Pat Pracht
Retired U.S. Army, OEF (2008-2009)
Client, University of Missouri School of Law
Veterans Clinic

Shawn Lee, ’15

Veteran, 101st Airborne
Attorney, Fox Stretz & Quinn

Moderator Eric Hart

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Health Psychology
University of Missouri


10:30 A.M.
Living through the League of Denial: an Athlete, an Attorney & an Astute Professor

Paul Anderson

Attorney, The Klamann Law Firm
Creator, NFLConcussionLitigation.com

Marvin Washington

Retired NFL Player
Member of the 1998 Denver Broncos Super
Bowl Team

Douglas E. Abrams

Associate Professor of Law
University of Missouri School of Law

Moderator: Justin Trueblood

Third-Year Student at the University of Missouri
School of Law and President of the Mizzou Law
Sports Society


11:30 A.M.
Contemporary Game Day Prevention: Perspectives from the Trainer and the Player

Rex Sharp

Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine
University of Missouri Department of Athletics

Michael Sam

Football Analyst, KOMU-TV
Defensive Lineman, University of Missouri
Football, 2009-2013
7th Round Selection, 2014 NFL Draft


12:10 P.M.
Keynote Presentation: The Aftermath of Traumatic Brain Injury in the War Zone

Dr. Susan Okie

Former Medical Reporter and
National Science Editor
The Washington Post

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