January 26, 2013
Hosted the first annual “Women and Sports-Related Concussions” Fundraiser reception at the Verizon Center in downtown Washington, DC. The event highlighted and recognized several of the area’s top women experts in the field of TBI education, medical treatment, sports medicine, research and advocacy. Sponsored by Pfizer Inc. the panel included: Dr. Eleanor M. Perfetto (Pfizer, Inc. and Sports Legacy Institute), Dr. Keshia Pollack (John Hopkins Center for Injury Research), Dr. Yvette Rooks (University of Maryland Sports Medicine Unit), Kristen Sheely (Derek Sheely Foundation), and Dr. Annapurni Trouth (Howard University Hospital’s Department of Neurology).
The event was hosted by Juli M. Jordan, president and CEO of Jam Sports Productions. The special guest for the evening was top model, Brooke Gannt. After the reception participants were provided tickets to watch the Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls game.