Making sports in Kansas safer is the goal of the Kansas Sports Concussion Partnership, a project sponsored by the Kansas Medical Society. The Kansas Legislature provided momentum to KSCP’s work when it passed a bill in April 2011 (HB 2182) requiring a MD or DO to authorize a student athlete’s return to practice and play following a suspected concussion.

To achieve KSCP’s goal, concussion assessment tool, education guidelines and this website were created by a team of Kansas health care professionals with a special interest in head injuries —trauma surgeons, sports and family medicine physicians, neurologists, neuropsychologists and athletic trainers.

KSCP Members

A dedicated group of professionals developed and maintain the Kansas Sports Concussion Partnership website as a benefit for the people of Kansas, including:

Allison Lowderman, DNP
Concussion Nurse Practitioner
Center for Concussion Management
University of Kansas Hospital

Chris Fleming, ATC, LAT, EMT-I
Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine at Cypress
Wichita, Kansas

Travis Francis, MS LAT ATC
Via Christi Sports Medicine
Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital, Inc
Wichita, Kansas

Randy Goldstein, DO
Youth and Adolescent Sports Medicine
Center for Concussion Management
The University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, Kansas

Bart A. Grelinger, MD, FAAN
Neurology Consultants of Kansas
Wichita, Kansas

Robin J. Heinrichs, PhD, LP
Neuropsychology Laboratory
Kansas University School of Medicine – Wichita
Wichita, Kansas

Carmen Allen
Emergency Medical Services for Children
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Topeka, Kansas

Jennifer Scott Koontz, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Newton Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics
Newton, Kansas

Nathan Krug, MD
Wesley Family Medicine Residency Program
Wichita, Kansas

Mark Mosley MD, MPH
Emergency Department
Wesley Medical Center
Wichita, Kansas

Kelli L. Netson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Kansas University School of Medicine – Wichita
Wichita, Kansas

Allison Peterson
Kansas Medical Society
Topeka, Kansas

Michael Rippee, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas

Cherie Sage
Safe Kids Kansas
Topeka, Kansas

Mark Stovak, MD, FAAFP, FACSM
KUSM-Wichita Sports Medicine Fellowship &
Family Medicine Residency Programs at Via Christi Hospitals

Wichita, Kansas
Brent Unruh
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Topeka, Kansas

Jon Rosell, PhD
Medical Society of Sedgwick County
Wichita, KS

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