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Ruben Echemendia

Ruben Echemendia headshotDr. Ruben Echemendia is Co-Chair of the NHL/NHLPA Concussion Subcommittee, Chair of Major League Soccer's Concussion Program Committee, a consulting neuropsychologist to the US Soccer Federation, the U.S. Soccer National Teams, and Princeton University. He serves on the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, the NCAA Concussion Task Force, and the National Council on Youth Sports Safety. He has served as a consultant to a broad range of national and international organizations. Dr. Echemendia is a Past President of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Sports Neuropsychology Society, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the Sports Neuropsychology Society and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Echemendia is currently the Director of Comprehensive Concussion Care, a multidisciplinary concussion evaluation and management program at the University Orthopedic Center in State College, Pa. He has published widely and has made several television appearances in the area of sports concussion.