Chris Nowinski

Chris NowinskiChris Nowinski, also a co-author of the new study, is the founding executive director of the Sports Legacy Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to concussion awareness, advocacy, and prevention. A former Ivy League football player and professional wrestler, Nowinski chronicled his own struggle with postconcussion syndrome in the book Head Games. He is now a PhD candidate in behavioral neuroscience at Boston University School of Medicine and a co-director of the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy.