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RMHC's McAvoy Contributes To National Concussion Effort

When Grandview High School football player Jake Snakenberg died from Second Impact Syndrome, caused by multiple concussions, RMHC’s Karen McAvoy, Psy.D, didn’t realize that her interest as his school psychologist would lead her to become a national authority on concussion.

McAvoy’s research and advocacy for a multidisciplinary, community-based protocol recently led to her inclusion on a concussion panel at the Centers for Disease Control. Their work has resulted in a new fact sheet, “Returning to School After a Concussion: A Fact sheet for School Professionals.”

Read more at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

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