Concussions in College Athletes

Melita Moore, MD

Dr. Melita Moore is Head Team Physician for the University of California Davis Intercollegiate Athletics Department. In this role, Dr. Moore is responsible for more than 650 student athletes who participate in 23 sports on the University of California Davis campus. Her department also includes a large group of athletic trainers. Dr. Moore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Davis. She is also a consultant to the National Basketball Association’s Sacramento Kings, and assistant team physician for Sacramento State University. Dr. Moore also serves on the board of directors and curriculum committee of Mind Game, a concussion care consortium for the Sacramento Valley.

Dr. Moore has the distinction of being board-certified in three medical specialties – – physical medicine and rehabilitation, sports medicine, and brain injury medicine. She received her doctor of medicine degree from The Ohio State University and completed post-graduate PM&R training at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at UC Davis.

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Thanks to these colleagues for the website photo opportunities:

Kam Gardner, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
Raymond Samatovicz, MD, Physiatrist, Brain Injury Medicine Specialist
Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, California

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