Director, Complex Concussion Clinic
Atlanta, Georgia – United States
Russell Gore MD is the founding Director of the Complex Concussion Clinic and Medical Director for the SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. After completing his biomedical engineering studies at Vanderbilt University and his medical degree at Emory University, Russell served as a flight surgeon in the US Air Force. As a military physician, he cared for soldiers at home and overseas, experiencing first-hand the immediate trauma and devastating aftermath of combat injuries. He flew operationally as a flight surgeon including service as an F15E Weapons Systems Officer and combat air evacuation missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. He served as a physician-scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory where his research focused on brain injury, aviation fatigue, and the development of noninvasive technology to assess pilot performance in advanced aviation systems. He subsequently completed residency training in neurology and fellowships in brain injury and vestibular neurology at Emory University. Currently Russell is part of an interdisciplinary research team using innovative technology to characterize and rehabilitate neurologic dysfunction after brain injury in sports and military settings.
Wednesday, November 6
5:25 PM – 6:00 PM