High School Football Concussions Focus of Special Report Featuring Prof. Abrams

November 14th, 2013

KCTV5 in Kansas City recently aired a special report about whether Missouri high schools are doing enough to protect football players from traumatic brain injuries caused by concussions. The report found, among other things, that high school

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Prof. Abrams Publishes “An Open Letter to Boys About Sexual Abuse”

October 31st, 2013

Prof. Doug Abrams’ latest sports blog column, “An Open Letter to Boys About Sexual Abuse,” discusses teenage boys’ legal obligations in light of nationally reported stories of sexual abuse by high school athletes in Steubenville, Ohio, last

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MU Children’s Hospital Names Prof. Abrams to Advisory Board

October 2nd, 2013

The University of Missouri Children’s Hospital named Prof. Doug Abrams to its advisory board, which is composed of 12 civic and community leaders who support and promote community awareness of the hospital. Prof. Abrams also serves on

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Mizzou Weekly Features Prof. Abrams For Receiving USA Hockey’s Excellence in Safety Award

September 20th, 2013

In June, Prof. Doug Abrams received the 2013 Excellence in Safety Award presented by USA Hockey, the sport’s national governing body. He is the first lawyer to receive the award, which usually recognizes a nationally known physician

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The Huffington Post Features Professor’s Sports Concussions Column

September 17th, 2013

Prof. Doug Abrams’ latest commentary on sports concussions recently appeared in The Huffington Post. His column concerns statutes, enacted in 49 states since 2009, that seek to improve treatment of concussions suffered by children who play organized

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