The PINK Concussions Summit - PINK 2

PINK 2 was hosted by Palo Alto VA Healthcare System on October 7-8, 2016.

Below are mini interviews from 17 of the 35 PINK 2 Faculty on their research presentations and their experience at the PINK Concussions' summit.  

Note: Play the large video below to watch all 17 videos in a row; or scroll down for the individual videos grouped by topic.

Thank You and Intro

Keynote: Female Service Members/TBI

Hormones and #pinkTBI (female brain injury including concussion)

Animal Models and #pinkTBI





Female Brain Injury from Battlefield and Domestic Violence at Home

Imaging and #pinkTBI

Female Athletes and #pinkTBI Panel

Recovery from #pinkTBI

The Women’s Sports Safety Initiative

2017 PINK Concussions State Award

PINK 2 Faculty who presented at the summit but were not able to be interviewed: 

  • Ashley Bridwell, LMSW (Barrow Neurological Institute)
  • Angela Colantonio, PhD, OT. Reg. (Ont.) (University of Toronto, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network) 
  • Odette Harris, MD, MPH (DVBIC, Stanford University School of Medicine) 
  • Halina (Lin) Haag, MSW, RSW (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  • Jennifer Jennings, MD (WRIISC)
  • Gina McGlinchey, MD (VA Translational Center for TBI and Stress (TRACTS))
  • Gigi Satris, MSc (Brain and Spinal Injury Center (B.A.S.I.C.), Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, UCSF)
  • Reema Sha, BSc OT, MA Psych (University of Toronto)
  • Tad Seifert, MD (Norton Healthcare, U of K College of Medicine) 
  • John Yue, MS3 (University of California, San Francisco)

The PINK Concussions Summit - PINK 1

PINK 1 was hosted by Georgetown Medical Center on February, 27-28, 2016.

Two minutes videos by some PINK 1 faculty on their research presentations and their experience at the event.

US Army and NCAA Keynote Speakers


WELCOME Steve Stenersen, President of US Lacrosse and PINK Concussions Board Member



 Mayumi Prins, Ph.D. presented but was not interviewed.