Executive Committee - International Congress for Athlete Brain Health 

  • Director, Neurocognitive Assessment Lab, University of Virginia Health System

  • Director, Brain Injury and Sports Concussion Center/A Division of the University of Virginia Brain Institute

  • Chief, Psychological Services, Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences, UVA

  • Professor, Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine

  • Past President & Fellow, Sports Neuropsychology Society

  • Member, NBA Concussion Committee

  • Neuropsychologist, University of Toronto

  • Faculty, Kinesiology and Physical Education, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science & Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

  • Neuropsychology consultant, National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA)

  • Co-Chair, Joint NHL/PA Concussion Subcommittee

  • Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program

  • Professor, Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children’s Hospital

  • Former co-chair, American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion committee

  • Clinical Consultant, NFL, NHL, MLS

  • Former civilian advisor, Afghanistan, Department of Defense

  • Member, Advisory Committees, CDC Pediatric Mild TBI Committee, NCAA Concussion Task Force, MLS & USSF

  • Former Vice-Chair, California State Athletic Association

  • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Director, Concussion Program
  • Global Director, The Sports Neurology Clinic
  • Former Director & Founder, University of Michigan NeuroSport

  • Member & co-Author, International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in Zurich (2012) & Berlin (2016)

  • Team Physician, US Ski & Snowboard

  • Director, NBA Concussion Program

  • Advisor, National Football League & National Hockey League Players Association (NFLPA & NHLPA)

  • Co-author, Why Concussion Doesn't Have to End Your Athletic Career

Geoffrey Ling, MD, PhD

  • Retired, US Army, Colonel
  • Founding Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • CEO, NED Biosystems
  • Professor & Director, Athletic Training Programs, Research Professor, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, AT Still University

  • Founding Director, Athletic Training Practice Based Research Network

  • Contributing Author, NATA position statement on the Management of Sport Related Concussion 

  • Consultant & Contributing Author, Appropriate Medical Coverage for Secondary School-Aged Athletes and Appropriate Medical Care Standards for Organizations Sponsoring Athletic Activity for the Secondary School Age Athlete

  • Chair, writing group, NATA Pediatric Overuse Injury Position statement

  • Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Athletic Training

  • Editorial Board: Athletic Training & Sports Health Care

  • Director, Sports Medicine Division, The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention
  • Director of Research, Brain Injury Center, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Orthopedics, Harvard Medical School

  • Associate Director, The Football Players Health Study, Harvard University

  • Author, Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents and Concussions 

  • Co-editor, Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes and an Associate Editor of the Journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

  • Brain Champion, former NFL player

  • Board Member, America Brain Foundation

  • Author, Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away

  • Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
  • Discipline of Physiotherapy module lead for Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine

  • Chartered Physiotherapist, Dublin Spine and Sports Physiotherapy

  • Member of Irish Rugby Football Union Research Committee

  • Study lead: Retired Athlete Brain Health and Wellness Study, Rugby Players Ireland

  • Senior Associate Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine

  • Cochrane Fellow

  • ​Senior VP, Medical Affairs Research & Education, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Professor & Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital

  • Chair, Harvard Medical School

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