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Twin City Talks - Pushing The Limits: Sports Are Supposed To Be Fun, Not Dangerous

Jun 5, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Footnote Special Events Space @ Foothills Brewing, Winston Salem, NC
Event Summary

Join our Panel, as they discuss what parents need to know about Sports Safety.

Event Details

Wednesday, June 5th

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Networking / Trivia

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Panel Discussion

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Question & Answer

 

This event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required. Submit questions to promotions@wsjournal.com

 

The Panel

Dr. S. Bradley Winter

Dr. Winter specializes in SportsMedicine, knee, shoulder and elbow injuries. He is a Board Certified Physician with OrthoCarolina here in Winston-Salem, a Candidate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Emerging Leader Member, American Orthopaedic Association, Member, North Carolina Medical Society.

Robert J. Gfeller, Jr.

Bob Gfeller has been the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center since 2014. The Institute was founded in 2008 with a generous gift from Richard and Judy Childress of NASCAR fame. The Childress and Gfeller families share a passion for saving severely injured children. In 2008, Matthew, Bob’s son of 15 years, sustained a traumatic brain injury while playing high school football and died two days later.

Bob and his wife, Lisa, formed and ran the Matthew Gfeller Foundation for over a decade to raise awareness of youth sports concussion prevention and care, and to raise money to fund the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at UNC – Chapel Hill and to support the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma at WFBMC.

Patrick Ferlise

Patrick is a preps reporter with the Winston-Salem Journal. Over the course of his year and a half in the Piedmont Triad, he has reported on concussion studies and injuries in high school sports. Several of his stories focused on recent developments made in head trauma research.

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Footnote Special Events Space @ Foothills Brewing
634 West 4th Street
Ste 120
Winston Salem, NC, 27101

Jun 5, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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