NYPTA Communication Network for Concussion Advisory Committee
NYPTA now has an opportunity to have a strong voice, and provide a meaningful contribution to the present and future management of concussion in the state of New York. We have been asked to participate in an Advisory Committee to the Concussion Initiative of the Brain Injury Association of New York State.
This Advisory Committee will be composed of experts, researchers, state agency representatives and organization representatives, and will oversee the activities of the Concussion Initiative. Activities of this Advisory Committee will include development of recommendations for Best Practice and focus of research regarding concussion, as well as dissemination of information statewide. The NYPTA representative to the Advisory Committee is our current Vice President, Tracy Sawyer, PT DPT. Her role is to be the “point person” and communicator between our members and the Advisory Committee. NYPTA members who actively work in concussion management at all stages will be Tracy’s communication network and consultants in matters concerning the Advisory Committee.
NYPTA has created this online forum to serve as the primary method of communication between Tracy and those members who have identified themselves as actively working in concussion management, and who wish to have a voice and contribute to the Concussion Initiative. The vision for this communication network is for its members to provide thoughtful and professional consultation, expert advice and anecdotal information to assist Tracy in her role as the NYPTA representative to the Advisory Committee.
Tracy will post timely information regarding the meetings, activities and goals of the committee, and request consultation and information from concussion communication network members through this forum.
If you are interested in joining this committee and are a physical therapist who is a current member of the NYPTA please fill out application below.