Sports Injuries: The Risks of Playing the Games, from Kids to the Pros

Date: 
February 27, 2013

 Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Knight Hall, Eaton Theater, Refreshments Served.

A panel examining the risk of playing sports featuring:

Dr. Stephen Haas, formerly the physician for the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Nationals, Mystics and Georgetown and member of the NFL medical benefits council.

Rick "Doc" Walker, commentator, ESPN-980 and Comcast SportsNet and former member of the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals.

Mark Hyman, sports journalist and author of a number of children-related sports books, including "Until it Hurts," and a visiting professor at George Washington University.

Scott Hallenbeck, Executive Director, USA Football

Sean Sansiveri, staff counsel with the National Football League Players Association and its marketing and licensing subsidiary, National Football League Players Incorporated and adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

Katie O'Donnell, former University of Maryland field hockey player, 2012 Olympic field hockey team member and current student-assistant for the UMD Field Hockey team.

Moderator: George Solomon, Director, The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism

For more information, please contact events@povichcenter.org