MSU sports journalism professor Joanne C. Gerstner was recently part of the South by Southwest festival, as a panelist on “Does sports equal brain damage?” with former NFL tight end Ben Utecht and sports neurologist Dr. Jeff Kutcher. She is an expert on sports concussions, with a book co-authored with Kutcher coming out at the end of 2015. Utecht won the Super Bowl in 2006, but had to retire early due to lingering significant post-concussive issues.
With a nod to MSU JRN ’15 grad Alex Scharg, the video of their presentation is now up! Check it out.