Kevin M. Guskiewicz, PhD, ATC

Chancellor, University of North Carolina

Co-director, Matthew Gfeller Sport Related TBI Research Center

Director, Center for the Study of Retired Athletes

Kevin Guskiewicz is the Kenan Distinguished Professor, Co-Director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related TBI Research Center, and Director of the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (PhD, 1995); University of Pittsburgh (MS, 1992); and West Chester University (BS, 1989).  Over the past 18 years, his clinical research program has investigated the effect of sport-related concussion on balance and cognitive function, the biomechanics of sport concussion, and the long-term neurological effects of concussion in professional football players.  Dr. Guskiewicz has received 24 funded research grants, and published over 130 journal articles and 8 textbook chapters on sport concussion.  Additionally, he has presented over 250 national and international lectures on this topic.  He teaches courses in sports medicine, anatomy, and research methods at UNC, and has been awarded fellowship in the American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Kinesiology, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He serves on NCAA’s Concussion Committee, NFL’s Head, Neck, and Spine Committee, and NFLPA’s Mackey-White Committee.  In 2011, Kevin was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

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