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Dr. Omalu discuses his recent memoir, CTE, the NFL and concussions

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Amy Zellmer

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Join host Amy Zellmer as she chats with Dr. Bennet Omalu about his new memoir, CTE, concussions, and the NFL.

Dr. Bennet Omalu is a Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist and neuropathologist who was the first to publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American Football players. He is the chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County, California, and a clinical professor at University of California, Davis. Will Smith plays him in the major motion
picture, Concussion.

Dr. Bennet Omalu wants to save lives. Specifically, he wants to protect your brain and your kid’s brain, which has a huge impact on mental and physical health. In Truth Doesn’t Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery About the Danger of Contact Sports, readers will learn about the discovery of (CTE) and new medical information about the true cost of playing contact sports including football, soccer and more.

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This episode is sponsored by: Minnesota Functional Neurology