Brain Injury Awareness Celebrity Sports Forum


Brain Injury Awareness Celebrity Sports Forum

March 22, 2017
9:00 AM  – 12:00 PM, NYIT de Seversky Mansion
Old Westbury, NY

Protecting School-Age Athletes from Concussions

Keynote Speaker

Barry Miskin

Dr. Barry Miskin

Co-Medical Director of the Joe Namath
Neurological Research Center

Video Appearance

Joe Nameth

Joe Namath

Former NY Jets Quarterback

Moderated by

Max Gomez

Dr. Max Gomez

CBS News Medical Correspondent

Invited Panelists

  • Ramón Dominguez, Jockey
  • Ann Liguori, Radio Personality and Author
  • Gerry Cooney, Heavyweight Boxer
  • Alexei Yashin, NY Islanders
  • Rich Caster, NY Jets
  • John Nitti, NY Jets
  • Janoris Jenkins, NY Giants
  • Bobby Nystrom, NY Islanders


Head Injury Association. A Bridge to Hope and Healing.


To learn more about the Brain Injury Awareness Celebrity Sports Forum, please contact Susan Christie, Coordinator NYIT Center for Sports Medcine 516.686.7521.