139| Clinical Case 19 (Adult, Sport Related Concussion) – A Conversation With Dr. Nyaz Didehbani

Today we give you our 19th clinical case and first sport concussion specific case. Nyaz is a neuropsychologist and Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. This will be our third conversation with her. We previously discussed chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in episode 126, and the 2022 Concussion in Sport Group meeting in episode 127.

About Nyaz

Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist with the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in neuropsychological assessment, with a primary interest in examining individuals with sports-related concussion and neurocognitive disorders. Dr. Didehbani’s current research focuses on the longitudinal effects of head impact in youth athletes and the aging effects of TBI. She has delivered scores of presentations and published numerous academic articles. In 2019, she earned the Early Career Award from the Sports Neuropsychology Society.