Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher's presentation originally scheduled for March 12, and canceled due to weather, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 20th. Dr. Kutcher is a sports neurologist in the Department of Neurology at the University of Michigan. He is the Director of Michigan NeuroSport, the university’s academic sports neurology program, where he oversees clinical care, education, and research activities. This academic year, his NeuroSport program began training the first fellow in sports neurology in the United States.
Dr. Kutcher is a team physician for the University of Michigan and the USA Hockey National Team Developmental Program. He is also the Director of the National Basketball Association’s concussion program, Neurology Consultant to the US Ski and Snowboard Association, and has helped develop the concussion policies of the NCAA, as well as several college athletic programs and conferences. He co-led the effort to create the Sports Neurology section of the American Academy of Neurology and served as the section’s first chair.
Dr. Kutcher will speak on neurosport, head trauma and the connection between concussions and cognitive decline. The General Session will be held at the Ann Arbor City Club and is open to the general public. The evening will start at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Dr. Kutcher will speak at 7:30 p.m. There is no charge for dinner for active WCMS members. There will be a $35 charge for retired members, non-members and guests wishing to attend the dinner. For reservations, please call the Society Office at 734-668-6241, or email the office as firstname.lastname@example.org