252. Health Beat: Good Shepherd Neuropsychologist to Speak About Concussion Prevention


Concussion Prevention Lecture

It’s that time of year again. School is back in session and the start of contact sports, like football and cheerleading are in full swing. Dr. Aaron Malina, a clinical neuropsychologist on staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, will be speaking about how parents, coaches and athletes can be well equipped with injury prevention in regard to concussions.

Concussion Prevention Lecture
Concussion Prevention Lecture

This free community health lecture will be held on Tuesday, September 16 from 6:30-8 pm at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital 450 West Highway 22 in Barrington in Ground Conference Room A & B.

To register for the lecture, call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and include the class code: 3G85 or go to advocatehealth.com/gshp click on “I want to find a class” and type the class code: 3G85 in the keyword box. The lecture is offered no charge and a light meal will be provided.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois is a 169-bed acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. It is part of Advocate Health Care, named one of the Top Ten hospital systems in the U.S. by Thomson-Reuters. Advocate is a faith-based organization that exists to serve its communities. For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit AdvocateHealth.com/gshp.

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital at 450 W. Highway 22 in Barrington
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital at 450 W. Highway 22 in Barrington

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About the Author

Post 300 - Erin Abbey at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Erin Abbey is the public affairs and marketing manager at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington where she works on getting the word out about hospital news and accomplishments as well as community events and activities.

Erin recently relocated from Chicago to the northwest suburbs where she lives with her husband, two young daughters and her dog Kallie. When she’s not at work, Erin enjoys exploring new restaurants, practicing yoga and pilates, reading as much as possible and attempting to keep up with all the news on social media.

CLICK HERE to read the latest articles Erin has written for Advocate Health’s enews platform at achealthenews.com.

She is also the author of our 365 Barrington Health Beat series focused on advice from area physicians, the latest medical news and trends toward better health in and around Barrington.


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