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f dementing illness," says Kutcher.

"But that story is only beginning to be told. We need to do the appropriate research to figure out the scope of the problem."

Kutcher also directs the NBA's concussion program, is a consultant to the NHL Players Association and the team neurologist for the University of Michigan Athletic Department. He has been instrumental in crafting the concussion policies of the NCAA, Big Ten and Mid-American Conference. He has testified before U.S. Congress on helmet and equipment safety.


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Contact: Mary F. Masson
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734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
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