Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

RCSI MyHealth Lecture series

‘Knocking Out Concussion in Sport'

An RCSI MyHealth® free public lecture

The topic of concussion in sport has caused a great deal of discussion in recent years and provoked extensive debate. How can players protect themselves against concussion? What are the consequences of injuries of this kind? How can we make high-contact sports safer?

Join special guest Dr Bennet Omalu from the United States, whose life and research inspired the movie Concussion featuring Will Smith, to discuss the issue of concussion in sport along with Professor John O’Byrne, orthopaedic surgeon and FAI Team Surgeon; Dr Rod McLoughlin, IRFU Head of Medical Services; Dr Pat O'Neill, Medical Consultant in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine; Aisling Daly, retired professional mixed martial artist and Founder of Safe MMA Ireland; and Bernard Jackman, former Irish international rugby player. The lecture will be facilitated by Des Cahill, RTÉ presenter.

Date: Tuesday, 6 June 2017 at 6pm

Venue: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Please note:This event is now full. Join the waitlist below and you will be contacted if a place becomes available.

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If you cannot attend, you can watch live here from 6.00pm (Irish time) on 6 June.

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