Our Team Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Bazarian is an emergency physician with an active concussion clinic and research program. He has served on several traumatic brain injury-related task forces and panels for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Institute of Medicine. In 2008, he worked with the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center to develop mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) management guidelines for returning troops. Mark H. Mirabelli, M.D. Dr. Mirabelli is a primary care sports medicine physician. He provides comprehensive care to athletes, including the evaluation of sports concussion. Dr. Mirabelli has lectured regionally on the evaluation, and management, of acute sports concussion and serves as team physician for St. John Fisher College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and the Rochester Knighthawks. He also serves as the supervising physician for University Sports Medicine athletic trainers at several area high schools. Katherine Rizzone, M.D, M.P.H. Dr. Katherine H. Rizzone is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics. She specializes in non-operative sports medicine. Her special interests include musculoskeletal ailments including strains, sprains, tendonitis, fractures, sports concussions, and arthritis, as well as medical problems unique to the female athlete, and runners. “Our Sports Concussion Program stresses early recognition and prevention. Educating coaches, athletes and other health professionals about the signs and symptoms of concussions is a central role in our care. We teach athletes how to play safer and encourage proper safety precautions, such as making sure helmets fit right, which may dramatically reduce head injury.” –Mark H. Mirabelli, M.D.