Dr. Omalu from the film "Concussion" speaks at FAU

Dr. Bennet Omalu presented a lecture at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus Tuesday evening, in which he discussed his experience as the first doctor to diagnose chronic brain trauma and identify it as a major factor in the deaths of some professional NFL athletes. His experience is chronicled in the film, "Concussion," starring Will Smith as Omalu and was released on December 25.

 

Joe Namath and his team from the Jupiter Medical Center's Joe Namath Neurological Research Center had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Omalu and listen to his talk about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).