Learn more about concussions and Ohio’s ‘Return to Play Law’

April 11, 2014

FAIRBORN — Wright State Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, will offer an educational session, “Concussion Update,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in classroom No. 1 on the second floor of the Wright State Physicians Health Center, 725 University Blvd. The session is free and open to the public.

Corey J. Ellis, M.D., director of the Wright State Physicians Concussion Clinic and assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and family medicine at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, will speak about concussions and Ohio’s Return to Play law.

He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in the primary care sports medicine subspecialty and completed a pediatric sports medicine fellowship. He also serves as a team physician for Wright State University athletics and the sports medicine physician for Beavercreek High School.

Wright State Orthopaedics will offer its next educational session about skin care and sun safety at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at the Wright State Physicians Health Center. The speaker is R. Michael Johnson, M.D., program director of the Boonshoft School of Medicine Plastic Surgery Residency Program and a faculty member in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

For more information and to register for either program, contact Amy Leach at amy.leach@wspi.org or 937-208-8307. Videos of past sessions may be viewed at www.wrightstatephysicians.org/ortho/video.