The NFL “Concussion” Settlement:
What Does it All Mean?
Sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association,
The Player's Networking Event, & The Black Men's Brain Health Conference
Tuesday, February 7th 2023
Old Main, Basha Library,
400 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ
Robert Stern, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Research, BU CTE Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Robert W. Turner II, Ph.D.
The George Washington University
School of Medicine & Health Sciences
a. Robert Turner
b. Bob Stern
2. What do All the Words Really Mean?
a. Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Subconcussion, Dementia, CTE,
Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Neurocognitive impairment
3. NFL “Concussion” Settlement
a. Who gets compensation?
b. “Race Norming”
c. Myths and Reality
4. Reason for Hope from Research: Why should I get involved?
a. Why Should I Trust Researchers?
b. What is research?
i. Types of Studies
ii. Where is the research getting funding from?
d. What’s in it for me?
e. We want to help….
5. What do I do Now?
a. Healthy lifestyle (diet, exercise, sleep, social and intellectual activities)
b. Go to the doctor (but, hopefully someone who understands)
c. Should I get a Settlement Examination?
i. Greater Arizona Alzheimer’s Association (Edie Yau, Carl V. Hill, PhD, Theresa Spitz)
ii. Banner Alzheimer's Institute (Eric M. Reiman, M.D.)
e. Don’t forget the spouse/significant other, kids, family, friends
f. Caregivers (support groups)
6. We are here for you!
7. Questions and Answers
Followed by Individual discussions and Alzheimer’s Association Table, etc.