Thank you for your interest in the Maine Concussion Management Initiative. We’re ready to help you craft your stories by sourcing the clinical and professional insight that comes from real knowledge and interest in concussion. We have nothing to sell and have no reason to spin. We are affiliated with physicians, parents, athletic trainers, neuropsychologists, academic leaders who can speak, on the record, to the science and the community issues surrounding concussions and mild traumatic brain injury. Nationally, we are affiliated with hospitals and researchers doing groundbreaking work on concussion.
Importantly, among the staff are former journalists and experts who understand what a deadline means across multiple time zones. Looking for background on MCMI? Click links below.
Lynn “Kip” Kippax
For bios on staff, students, and the board of directors, click HERE.
“Concussion Concerns” – part 1 of 2 WABI -TV, reporter Jill Hollowell. Air date May 9, 2016
“Concussion Concerns” – part 2 of 2 WABI -TV, reporter Jill Hollowell. Air date May 9, 2016
WAGM-TV package on Concussion Testing March 31, 2016
WMTW-TV news package featuring MCMI and Hannah Willihan at Brain Injury event. Aired 3/25/16
Kennebec Journal:Concussion prevention in soccer tied to strength, technique
Maine Sunday Telegram August 30th “High School Concussions a Serious Issue is Receiving Serious Attention
Maine Public Radio/TV with Dr. Paul Berkner of MCMI. TV set-up piece 3:25, radio 52:51 air date May 13, 2015. Producer Jennifer Rooks.
“Above The Fold” – TV – 5/13/15 featuring Dr. Paul Berkner, on concussion
Colby Magazine “Concussion Study Expands to Include Alumni”
“Plenty of questions remain about concussions, brain injury expert tells Colby” 8 April 2014
6 April 2014 Maine Sunday Telegram story featuring MCMI: “Football at a Crossroads/Emmert
NYT: “When it’s More Than a Headache” blog features Dr. Paul Berkner
Maine DOE release on head injury law
PPH “Bill Addresses…Head Injuries”
“An Act To Direct the Commissioner of Education To Adopt a Model Policy Regarding Management of Head Injuries in School Activities and Athletics”
WMTW package on MCMI and concussion TRT:00:01:55
WCSH “Concussion Discussion” package TRT:00:00:59
UMPI package on concussion and MCMI TRT:00:03:15
WAGMA-TV package on MCMI, part one TRT:00:02:29
Link to MCMI Facebook page