Patlak, Margie, Joy, Janet E.. "Appendix B Speaker Biographies." Is Soccer Bad for Children's Heads?: Summary of the IOM Workshop on Neuropsychological Consequences of Head Impact in Youth Soccer. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.
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Is Soccer Bad For Children's Heads?: Summary of the IOM Workshop on Neuropsychological Consequences of Head Impact in Youth Soccer
analysis and interpretation of data from a research series involving Dutch soccer players, both professional and amateur. Her publications include articles on TBI assessment, assessment for rehabilitation, and the psychosocial problems associated with TBI; she has edited a book on TBI and may be best known for her book, Neuropsychological Assessment.
Robin L. Roof is a Research Associate in CNS Pharmacology at Pfizer. She has 12 years experience conducting research, as well as 30 publications in the area of gender differences in brain injury. Dr. Roof conducted the original research that demonstrated the neuroprotective effects of the sex-related hormone progesterone in the early 1990s. She has since published a number of papers describing neuroprotective roles of progesterone and estrogen as well as gender differences after brain injury.