PINK SUMMITS 1-5


Our international PINK Summits provide cutting edge research and updated training for the medical providers while stimulating conversation and collaboration among researchers working in the field.

Over the course of our five PINK summits:

  • 123 Experts have presented research on sex and gender differences in brain injury

  • 72 Scientific posters have been presented

  • 1,000+ Participants have attended

  • 70 mini expert interviews have been recorded of our PINK Summit Experts

  • PINK Concussions Award Receptions have been held each summit where we award regional, state and national awards. 

  • International Hosts have included VA Healthcare System, International Brain Injury Association and International Paediatric Brain Injury Society

  • Major Sponsors have been NCAA, US Lacrosse, as well as the US Dept of Veterans Affairs.

  • International Endorsements have been given by BIAA, Brain Injury Canada and Women’s Sports Foundation.

Beyond participants at our live events, thousands of people have been reached via social media

  • Twitter Over 11,000 Twitter followers participated across our two accounts

  • Facebook We have over 3,500+ members of our six PINK support groups as well as a very active PINK Concussions home page

MORE ON PAST SUMMITS - click links for more info

PINK 1 DC The PINK Concussions International Summit on Female Concussion and TBI was the first ever stand alone event on Female Brain Injury, and was hosted by Georgetown University Medical Center on Feb 27-28, 2016, with 65 world class concussion and TBI experts presenting 25 papers and 40 posters for 220 participants. 

PINK 2 PALO ALTO The PINK Concussions Summit Palo Alto was hosted by the Palo Alto VA Health Care System on October 7-8, 2016, with 35 world class concussion and TBI experts presenting 25 papers and 20 posters for 120 participants.

PINK 3 NEW ORLEANS The PINK Concussions Summit at the World Brain Injury Congress 2017 was hosted by International Brain Injury Association on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in New Orleans, LA.

PINK 4 ROME The PINK Pediatric Summit in Rome was hosted by International Paediatric Brain Injury Society in Rome, Italy, on 23 September 2017. It was the first ever summit to focused on brain injury in girls and young women under the age of 25, as well as Post Concussion Syndrome in females from an international prospective.  

PINK 5 HOUSTON was hosted as a full day track on Friday, March 17, 2017, at North American Brain Injury Society's NABIS + 31st Conference Legal Issues in Brain Injury Conference in Houston, Texas.