Dr. Clugston invited to present at international concussion summit

Published: January 22nd, 2014

Category: Press Releases, Student Health Care Center Blog

J Clugston

James “Jay” Clugston, MD, CAQSM, SHCC; Team Physician, UF Athletics

Jan. 22, 2014

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — James R. “Jay” Clugston, MD, CAQSM, has been invited to present at the upcoming Coalition for Concussion Treatment’s Concussion Awareness Summit on Jan. 29. Dr. Clugston, a medical provider at the University of Florida Student Health Care Center, will speak on concussion diagnosis from a team physician perspective.

The Summit, being held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City during Super Bowl XLVIII Week, will focus on important scientific, medical, translational and prevention related topics pertaining to the emerging global issue of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), particularly on their long-term impacts on athletes and soldiers. Invited speakers and panelists include experienced clinicians, leading scientists, industry experts and international business leaders joined by current and former professional athletes. (Via #C4CT Concussion Awareness Summit)

Dr. Clugston is board certified in family medicine and holds a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. In addition to serving as team physician for the Gators and assistant director for UF’s Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, Dr. Clugston is working on several concussion research projects at UF, including a concussion biomarker study sponsored by Alachua-based Banyan Biomarkers, Inc.

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