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Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference 2015

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Title: Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference 2015
Specialty: Sports Medicine
Dates: From Feb, 2, 2015 to Feb, 3, 2015
Location: Big sky, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 200 to 300 USD
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The Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference 2015 will be held in Big sky, MT, United States on February 2-3, 2015.

The Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference 2015 covers topics such as:

  • Evolution of the ACL Repair in the Athletic Population
  • Update on Traumatic Brain Injuries in Sports
  • Clinical Implications of Concussion Pathophysiology
  • Professional Athlete Spine Initiative: Findings Unique to Elite Baseball Players
  • The Neuro-Ophthalmology of Concussion
  • Concussion Assessment Tools
  • Emerging Approaches for Assessing Sport Concussion
  • Neurocognitive and Clinical Outcomes in Sport Concussion
  • Advances in Football Protective Equipment Technology
  • The Neck’s Role in Sport Related Concussion
  • Facilitating Motion and Managing Pain Simultaneously with
  • Introduction to the AegisShield
  • Progressive Weight Bearing in Rehabilitation on an Acute Multiple Metatarsal Stress Fractures in a College Football Player
  • Neuromodulation Therapy
  • Foot and Ankle injuries in Baseball
  • Wound Care Innovations

John Ames ATC, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

John attended Eastern Illinois University, where he obtained his BS in Athletic Training. He then went on to complete his MAEd. in Health Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham while working as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Samford University. Following the completion of graduate school, he did a year-long internship with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His next assignment was a full-time position at UCLA as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, where he worked with the football team and was responsible for the Sports Medicine coverage of the women’s Track and Field program.


John is currently a certified Athletic Trainer in his second year as Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers professional football organization.


Geoffrey Baer MD, University of Wisconsin

Dr. Baer is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in sports medicine. He is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department and provides orthopedic medical coverage for Badger Football, Badger Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey, Badger Men's Soccer, Badger Wrestling and the Badger Spirit Squad. His special interests include sports medicine surgical procedures involving the knee and shoulder.


Steve Broglio, PhD – University of Michigan NeuroSport

Dr. Steven Broglio is an assistant professor of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In that position he serves as the Director of the Neurotrauma Research Laboratory with a research focus on improving athlete health and safety through the prevention, early recognition, and treatment of mild traumatic brain injuries associated with sport participation. His early work focused upon the stability and sensitivity of commonly implemented neurocognitive, postural control, and symptomology evaluations.


More recently, he has investigated the biomechanics of sport related brain injury in high school athletes and the acute and chronic outcomes associated with the injury. This line of research has generated a multitude of peer reviewed manuscripts in medical journals and numerous funding opportunities. Dr. Broglio presently serves as a reviewer for several sports medicine journals and is on the editorial boards for the Journal of Athletic Training, British Journal of Sports Medicine, and Athletic Training and Sports Health Care.


Most recently, Dr Broglio was awarded the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Young Investigator Award.


Rudy Castellani MD, University of Maryland

Rudy J. Castellani MD, is professor of pathology and director of neuropathology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His main fields of interest include neuropathology and pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, prion diseases, and neurotrauma. He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers, chapters, and reviews, as well as a recent ebook, “The Molecular Pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease.”


Dr. Castellani is the recipient of numerous awards for scientific merit, clinical service, and teaching, including the 2010 Alzheimer Medal from the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the 2011 Harlan I. Firminger Award for excellence in pathology teaching, and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. recognition as regional Top Doctor, 2013.


Randy Cohen PT ATC, Head Athletic Trainer, University of Arizona

Randy is one of the Directors of the Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference. He has been affiliated since the begining and is a valuable resource. Randy is also currently the Chair of the Athletic Trainer College and University Committee of the NATA.


Michael W. Collins, PhD, University of Pittsburg Medical Center

Michael (Micky) Collins, Ph.D., a nationally renowned sports concussion clinician and researcher, joined the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program as assistant director when the program was established in September, 2000, under the direction of Dr. Mark Lovell. In 1999, Dr. Collins was the author of two major multi-site studies involving the effects of concussion and return-to-play evaluation methods. These studies were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Dr. Collins continues to administer and oversee clinical programs for concussion management for sports teams at several major colleges, universities, and high schools throughout the country. He is a clinical consultant to Major League Baseball, the New Zealand Rugby Union, and to several amateur and professional sports organizations both nationally and internationally.


Dr. Collins is a co-developer of ImPACT, a computerized neuropsychological testing system that evaluates the severity of concussion in athletes and provides a more accurate determination of when an athlete can safely return to sports following a concussion. Dr. Collins received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology at the University of Southern Maine in 1991, his master’s degree in psychology at Michigan State University in 1995, and his doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Michigan State in 1998. He subsequently completed a clinical neuropsychology internship at the University of Florida and a neuropsychology residency at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. He has published numerous articles in sports medicine and other medical journals and is a frequently invited presenter on the topic of sports concussions at national and international meetings. He has co-authored a sports concussion textbook and is a reviewer for JAMA.


A two-year winner of the New England Pepsi-Cola Scholar/Athlete of the Year Award, Dr. Collins played for the University of Southern Maine in the 1989 NCAA Baseball College World Series.


Joyce deJong-Monroe DO, Western Michigan University School of Medicine

Dr. deJong-Monroe is the newly appointed Chair of Pathology at the Western Michigan University of Medicine and is the medical director of forensic pathology at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. She will continue to serve at Sparrow Hospital during the transition in her current roles as the medical examiner of Kalamazoo, Ingham, Muskegon, Allegan, and Livingston counties, and deputy medical examiner of Barry, Eaton, Montcalm and Shiawassee counties. She is a clinical associate professor in the division of human pathology and also in the department of neurology and ophthalmology at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

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Visit for information about the resort. The 2014 BSATSMC Room Rates posted below are by the night:

  • Huntley Lodge
  •  Huntley First Class, 2-Queen: One person $170; Two people $195; Three people $220; Four People $245
  • Huntley Mtn View, 2-Queen: One person $181; Two people $206; Three people $231; Four people $251
  • Huntley Loft, 3- Queen: One person $224; Two people $249; Three people $274; Four people $299
  • Summit at Big Sky
  • Studio (2 guests max): One person $202; Two people $227
  • 2-Queen Hotel (4 guests max): One person $233; Two people $258; Three people $283; Four people $296
  • 1 Bedroom/suites 2-6 people $458;  2 Bedroom/suites 4-6 people $591; 3 Bedroom/Suites 6-8 people $826

  • Shoshone Condominiums
  • 1 Bedroom, 2-4 guests $336
  • 1 Bedroom with Loft, 6 guests $489
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Jeffrey S Monroe 
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28 Barry Road

Haslett, MI, 48840

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Jeffrey S Monroe 
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28 Barry Road

Haslett, MI, 48840

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