Blog Posts in March, 2015

  • Dr. Vernon Williams, a neurologist and the founding director of the Kerlan-Jobe Center for Sports Neurology in Los Angeles, serves as a concussion consultant to a host of professional teams, colleges and high schools. He also works at the youth level, where in-game medical experts are scarce, and encourages Pop Warner parents to serve as a “concussion spotters.” That is, he suggests ...
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  • California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed Vernon B. Williams, MD, to the California State Athletic Commission. Dr. Williams is the CMO of Sports Concussion Institute and director of pain management at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. He is also chair of the American Academy of Neurology's Sport Neurology Section and is a founding director of the Center for Sports ...
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  • Mind What You Eat - It Matters!

    || 8-Mar-2015

    Your Brain on Food We hear a lot in the news today about all of the ways one can injure his or her brain – from sports-related concussions and car accidents to drug use and overconsumption of alcohol. You see, the brain is the hub of the human body’s entire nervous system – it’s powerful and important. As a society, we talk a great deal about nutrition and the role it plays ...
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