NFL Long Study | Zachary Kerr

Dr. Kerr is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of North Carolina, and serves as the Research Director for the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes and as Core Faculty at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center and the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center. His research evaluates injury prevention strategies related to concussion and heat stroke, with a focus on injury surveillance and survey research. Through his collaborations with numerous injury prevention, athletic training, and sports medicine experts, he has published over 160 research articles. In 2018, Dr. Kerr was the recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American College of Sports Medicine.