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ConcussionSmart Marin –
Concussion Symposium
Concussion: Recognize, Understand & Treat
for the Health of Our Youth
Buck Institute on Aging, Novato, CA | May 6, 2017 



  • Eric Freitag, PsyD – UCSF/Mt Diablo Memory Center

  • Richard Delmonico PsyD- Kaiser Vacaville

  • David Goltz, MD – Othopedist, Mt Tam Orthopedics/MGH, US Olympic Ski Team

  • Jim Kovacs, MD – Athlete, Attorney, Physician and Concussion Survivor

  • Shana McKeever – Athletic Trainer/Marin General Hospital

  • Nancy Chinn – EdD, Acquired Disability Specialist, @ Santa Rosa Junior College

  • Jacqueline Theiss- Neuro optometrist TPMG

  • Jeanne-Marie Sinnot MD-Kaiser San Rafael


Schedule and Presentations:

7:30a   Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast Available

8:30a   Welcome & Introduction of Event

 Emcee Natu Tuatalogoa(Marin Athletic Foundation)and

 Mary Jane Burke(Marin County Office of Education) &  

 Susan Gross, MD (Kaiser)

8:45a  Pathophysiology of Concussion

 Dr. Richard Delmonico (Kaiser Permanente)

9:10a  Sideline Assessment of Concussion

 Dr. Jeanne Marie Sinnott (Kaiser Permanente)

9:25a  Office Assessment of Concussion

Dr. David Goltz ( Mt. Tam Orthopedics)

9:45    Break

10:00  Neuro optometric Exam and Concussion

 Dr.Jacqueline Theiss ( Kaiser Permanente)

10:25  Return to Learn

 Nancy Chinn, EdD ( Santa Rosa Junior College)

10:50   Return to Play

 Shana McKeever( San Rafael High School/MGH)

11:15  Treatment and Neurobiopsychsocial Model of Recovery

 Dr. Eric Freitag ( UCSF)

11:35  Post Concussion Syndrome

 Dr. Eric Freitag ( UCSF)

12:00  Keynote Speaker-the Player’s Perspective and Future Directions

 Dr. Jim Kovac

Part 1
Part 2
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