The Science of Concussion Event – October

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October topic: The Science of Concussion

Date: October 17, 2012
Time: 7 pm
Location: The Barley House, Concord, NH

Recommended readings and links in relation to the science of concussions can be found in our homework section of our website.

Panelists include:

Dr. William Storo DHMC Photo

William Storo, MD, FAAP
CHaD General Pediatrician
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord


BG Head Football Coach Travis Cote

Bishop Guertin Football Head Coach Travis Cote


Jeremy Turner, Athletic Trainer (Photo coming soon!)

David Brooks NH Photo
Moderated by David Brooks of
The Telegraph &


More details:

Dr. William Storo is a graduate of Dartmouth College, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his pediatric training at the University of Virginia. He has been a member of the pediatric department at Dartmouth Hitchcock Concord for over 17 years, and has been chairman of the pediatric department for over 8 years. He also is a physician coach. He is currently serving as the vice-president of the New Hampshire Pediatric Society. He also serves on the executive committee of the New Hampshire Council on Sports Related Concussion as well as a member of the New Hampshire Brain Injury Association board. As director of Dartmouth Hitchcock Concord’s concussion program in the sports medicine department, he sees several student athletes a week suffering from the effects of concussion. Given his passion to insure the safe handling of athletes with concussion, he has given dozens of talks throughout the state on the topic.

Travis Cote is the Head Football Coach at Bishop Guertin High School. He has his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Connecticut State University and Master’s Degree from Ball State University. His playing experience includes Milford High School ’91 – 4 years Football and Central Connecticut State University ’96 – 4 years Football. His coaching experience includes Pomperaug High School, Southbury, CT, 1996-1999 Varsity Assistant Coach, West High School, Manchester, NH,  2000-2002 Head Freshman Coach, 2003 Assistant Varsity Coach, 2004-2010 Head Football Coach, Bishop Guertin High School,  2011 to Present Head Football Coach.

Memorable Coaching Experiences
- 3 Consecutive winning seasons at Manchester West (2005-2007)
- 2 Playoff appearances at Manchester West (2005, 2007)
- 1 State Championship at Bishop Guertin (2011)

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