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Team physician to present concussion information session

R. Scott Cook, D.O. will discuss concussions and their manifestations inside and outside of the classroom on Friday, March 18, 2011 from 1:15–2:15 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Beaver Community Center. This presentation is open to faculty and staff of the college.

Cook is the team physician for the college, and he is a member of Commonwealth Orthopedic Associates, which is a multi-physician, multi-disciplinary practice and the largest provider of sports medicine in the tri-county region, with clients such as the Reading Phillies, Reading Royals, and the Reading Railers basketball team.

Cook specializes in the management of sports injuries and in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal medicine. His clinical practice includes sports injuries, training-room clinics, OMT, musculoskeletal medicine, fracture care, and injury rehabilitation. His special interests include sports nutrition, youth sport participation, injury prevention/preventative medicine, and chronic tendinitis management.

He earned a bachelor of science degree from Pennsylvania State University, a bachelor of arts degree from Bloomsburg University, and his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his family practice residency at St. Joseph Medical Center and his fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Crozer-Keystone Sports Medicine Fellowship.

For more information, contact Lisa K. Deibler, Director of Athletics, at 610-396-6162 or via e-mail LKD13@psu.edu.

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