InCHIP Lecture Series: Brian Hainline 4/5/18

Please join us for our next event in the Spring 2018 InCHIP Lecture Series!

“Concussion, Mental Health, and the Future of College Sport”

Brian Hainline, MD
The National Collegiate Athletic Association
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Lecture/Q&A: 12:30 – 1:45pm 

Location/Directions: UConn, Doris and Simon Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT

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Brian Hainline, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).  As the NCAA’s first Chief Medical Officer, Brian oversees the NCAA Sport Science Institute, a national center of excellence whose mission is to promote and develop safety, excellence, and wellness in college student-athletes, and to foster life-long physical and mental development.  The NCAA Sport Science Institute works collaboratively with member institutions and Centers of Excellence across the United States.  For over 25 years, Brian has been actively involved in sports medicine.  He co-authored Drugs and the Athlete, and played a pivotal role in the development of drug testing and education protocols worldwide.  He has served on the New York State Athletic Commission, the USOC Sports Medicine Committee, and was a founding member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Neurology Sports Neurology Section, where he serves as vice-chair.  Brian has been instrumental in the development of health and safety standards in tennis, both nationally and internationally.  He was Chief Medical Officer of the US Open Tennis Championships for 16 years, and then served as Chief Medical Officer of the United States Tennis Association before moving to the NCAA.  He is chair of the International Tennis Federation Sport Science & Medicine Commission, and oversaw the rollout of international wheelchair tennis competition, a sport for which he wrote the rules of eligibility for both para- and quad-tennis.  Brian is Clinical Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine.  He is author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and medical textbook chapters.  In addition to Drugs and the Athlete, he is co-editor of Neurological Complications of Pregnancy (1st and 2nd edition), and he is author of USTA Drug Education Handbook, Back Pain Understood, and Positioning Youth Tennis for Success.

Co-Sponsored By:

  • The Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • UConn Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion
  • UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • UConn Department of Communication
  • UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies
  • UConn School of Business
  • UConn School of Medicine
  • UConn Department of Kinesiology


About the InCHIP Lecture Series
The InCHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at InCHIP, throughout the UConn community and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The InCHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit InCHIP 2017 – 2018 Lecture Series.