Kim Gorgens: Protecting the brain against concussion
Kim Gorgens - Neuropsychologist
Kim Gorgens studies the brain's response to injury -- and advocates that we mind our (gray) matter. Full bio
About the speaker:Kim Gorgens - Neuropsychologist
Kim Gorgens studies the brain's response to injury -- and advocates that we mind our (gray) matter.
Why you should listen
As a neuropsychologist working in the field of brain injuries, Kim Gorgens has seen firsthand the damage sports-related impacts can do. And as chair of the State of Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Board and a member of the Brain Injury Legislative Collaborative, she’s working to shape Colorado law around youth sports injuries.
Gorgens, an assistant clinical professor in the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology, also is the president-elect of the Colorado Neuropsychological Society and has an appointment to the American Psychological Association’s Council on Disability in Psychology.
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