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Backus to host concussion talk

July 16, 2013

NORWICH –The William W. Backus Hospital will host a talk on “Concussion Discussion” for coaches and parents on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Backus Business and Technology Center at 11 Stott Ave. (across from Dodd Stadium) in Norwich.

The keynote speaker will be Anthony Alessi, MD, who will present a forum for coaches, parents and medical personnel about the signs and risks of concussions.

Register for this free event by calling (860) 889-8331, ext. 6381.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Dr. Alessi is a neurologist on staff at Backus Hospital, Medical Director of the Backus Stroke Center, and a sports neurology consultant.