NJACB’s 3rd Annual Combative Sports Medicine Symposium

Image's © Benjamin Lowry.  Portfolio design by Neon Sky.

Image’s © Benjamin Lowry. Portfolio design by Neon Sky.

The State of New Jersey’s Athletic Control Board and the Association of Boxing Commissions is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Combative Sports Medicine Symposium: Ringside Basics – What Every Ringside Physician Should Know

This event will be held in the Attorney General’s Library within the Hughes Justice Complex on 25 Market Street in Trenton on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

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Space is limited and registration will expire on Thusday, May 22. To reserve a spot, please email your name and affiliation to [email protected] You will need photo identification to be admitted to the building. The target audience is physicians, residents, fellows, trainers, contestants, NJSACB officials and media.

Agenda: Thursday, June 5, 2014

7:00-8:00 am Registration

8:00-8:10 am Opening Remarks and Welcome, Commissioner Aaron Davis

8:10-8:25 am Introduction to Combat Sports Medicine, Sheryl Wulkan M.D.

8:25-8:40 am A Commissioner’s Viewpoint, Commissioner Aaron Davis

8:40-9:30 am Facial Lacerations and ENT Issues, Kenneth Remsen M.D. F.A.C.S. and Howard Taylor
M.D. F.A.C.S.

9:30- 10:15 am Neurologic Concerns, Charles Prestigiacomo, M.D. F.A.C.S.

10:15-10:30 am BREAK

10:30- 11:00 am Legal Issues in Combat Sport, Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Lembo

11:00- 11:20 am A Trainer’s Perspective on Medical issues, Mike Constantino

11:20-12:15 am The Fighter’s Perspective on Medical issues, Jim Miller, Prairie Rugilo and Ricardo

12:15 -1:15pm LUNCH BREAK

1:15-2:05 pm Demonstration of High Risk MMA Moves, Ricardo Almeida

2:05-3:05 pm Orthopedic Concerns, Michael Kelly D.O.

3:05-4:00 pm Infectious Disease Overview, Steven Oxler M.D.

4:00- 5:00 pm Ringside Physician Responsibilities on Event Date, Domenic Colletta M.D.

5:00- 5:30pm An Overview of Weight Cutting, Sheryl Wulkan M.D.

5:30- 6:00pm Ringside Acuity: Video Clips with Discussion,Sheryl Wulkan M.D.

6:00- 6:05 pm Closing Remarks, Commissioner Aaron Davis

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