A Forum on Sports and Head Injuries
On October 16, WCVE Public Radio and Richmond Magazine will present a forum on Sports and Head Injuries at our WCVE studios located on 23 Sesame Street. A panel of experts will discuss the growing public awareness of this important health issue.
To reserve a seat or submit a question, please email Tina Eshleman: email@example.com
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Here are the confirmed panelists:
Mary Ann Easterling, widow of Atlanta Falcons player Ray Easterling and Director of Westminster Academy at Third Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Gregory O’Shanick, a Richmond neuropsychiatrist who formally diagnosed Ray Easterling with dementia in early 2011. O’Shanick, the medical director of the Center for Neurorehabilitation Services near Johnston-Willis Hospital, determined that the condition resulted from concussions.
Dr. Robert J. White of Neurological Associates, team neurologist for the University of Richmond’s football team.
Willie Lanier, An NFL Hall of Fame player, serves on the Player Safety Advisory Committee.
Timothy Swinger, Metropolitan Youth Football League representative on the Varina Athletic Association.