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Game Changers in Sports Medicine Conference

Join WellSpan Sports Medicine experts on the evening of the 34th annual Keystone State Games to learn about “game changing” advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries and conditions.

Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 5-9:30p.m.

Location: WellSpan York Hospital, Medical Pavilion Lecture Hall

Cost:  FREE. Registration for this conference is required by July 20, 2015.

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Keynote: Tara Nott-Cunningham

Weightlifting Olympic Gold Medalist

An Unlikely Path to the Olympics
Tara Nott-Cunningham began her athletic career after watching gymnast Nadia Comaneci in the 1976 Olympics. She attempted an aerial cartwheel and landed on her head—prompting her parents to enroll her in gymnastics at age four. Tara’s talent and athleticism led her to many sports, even earning her a scholarship playing Division I soccer.

After college, Tara worked for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in the sports department where she was introduced to weightlifting. Just over four years later, she competed in the 2000 Olympics, winning the 48kg gold medal. Tara had competed with a sports hernia and, following the Olympics, had a bilateral hernia repair. After surgery, she continued training and competed in the 2004 Olympics.

Tara is now retired from weightlifting and enjoys spending time with her five children, ages one to nine, and her husband, Casey Cunningham, Penn State assistant wrestling coach.

Tara Cunningham


Cathy Kidd

Identifying Symptoms of Visual Deficits Post-Concussion
Cathy Kidd, OTR/L, DRS, WellSpan Rehabilitation
Identify the benefits of sideline visual performance screening and administering the visual performance screening tool “King Devick.” Recognize symptoms of visual deficits post-concussion.

Brian WexlerMass Casualty in Mass Gathering Events:
Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing
Bryan Wexler, MD, MPH, WellSpan York Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine
Discuss the unique aspects related to the preparation and response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Understand the lessons learned and how to improve in both preparation and response to a mass casualty event.

Eric RequaExercise-Associated Collapse
Eric Requa, DO, Thomas Hart Family Practice, WellSpan
Discuss treatment options for exercise-associated collapse (EAC) and exercise-associated postural hypotension (EAPH). Review diagnostic evaluation and pathophysiology of EAC and EAPH.

John DeitchArticular Cartilage Injuries of the Knee: 2015 Update
John Deitch, MD, WellSpan Orthopedics
Recognize the clinical signs and symptoms of an articular cartilage injury involving the knee. Identify which diagnostic testing modalities are appropriate and when to order. Review current treatment options and become comfortable with discussing evidence-based management options with your patients.

Conference Program:

Registration: 5:30 – 6 p.m.

Dinner: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Keynote: 6:30 – 7 p.m.

Lectures: 7 – 9 p.m.

Location: WellSpan York Hospital Medical Pavilion Lecture Hall 1001 S. George St. York, PA 17401

Questions? Contact Desiree Hake at (717) 812-4452 or for more information.

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