Second Opinion's Twitter Chat on Concussion

Second Opinion's Twitter Chat on Concussion

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Ask questions, share stories and weigh in on the issue with host Dr. Julian E. Bailes.

After watching FRONTLINE’s League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis (10/8 at 9:00 p.m. EST Watch preview) join Second Opinion on Wednesday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. EST to participate in a live Twitter chat about concussions. Ask questions, share stories and weigh in on the issue with our special host Dr. Julian E. Bailes, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at NorthShore University HealthSystem and Co-Director of the NorthShore Neurological Institute in Evanston, IL.

Dr. Bailes is a nationally recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on brain function. He has been instrumental in the understanding of the clinical evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease found in individuals who have been subjected to multiple concussions and other forms of head injury. Dr. Bailes is also a neurological consultant to the NFL Players Association, the Medical Director of the Center for Study of Retired Athletes, and Chairman of the Pop Warner Medical Advisory Board. He was also a panelist on Second Opinion’s upcoming episode on concussion, airing on PBS stations this fall (check local listings).

WHAT: Second Opinion live Twitter chat on concussion, hosted by Dr. Julian E. Bailes, a nationally recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on brain function.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 9 at 3:00p.m. (EST)

WHO: @SecondOpinionTV

WHERE: Join us on Twitter using hashtag #AskTVDr

RSVP: Please follow and be followed by other #AskTVDr tweeters

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