Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Medical Director and CEO of The International Concussion and Head Injury Research Foundation (ICHIRF)
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Michael Turner

Dr Michael Turner is the Medical Director and CEO of The International Concussion and Head Injury Research Foundation (ICHIRF) and has raised over $2 million for this project to date. ICHIRF was founded on St George’s Day 2015 (23rd April) and is undertaking research into the possible long-term effects of concussion amongst retired sportsmen and women. Dr Turner is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London (UCL), was a co-author of the Concussion Consensus statements published in 2014 and 2017 (British Journal of Sports Medicine) and is part of the Concussion in Sport Group for the 2020/21 revision of the Consensus Statement. He regularly lectures on concussion and is a keynote speaker at the IOC Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport Conference being held in Monte Carlo in February 2021 (one of only 5 keynote speakers). Dr Turner lectures and travels extensively and the scientific committee of ICHIRF includes some of the foremost experts in the field of concussion research. Details can be found on the ICHIRF website –  https://www.ichirf.org/board-committees/