2014 HNS Spring Symposium

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Date(s) - 05/16/2014
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Center


The Houston Neuropsychological Society Speaker Series Proudly Welcomes

 Kenneth Podell, PhD, ABN

Co-Director, Houston Methodist Concussion Center

Director of Neuropsychology

Methodist Neurological Institute

 “The A-Man: An atypical case of multi-agnosias without focal brain injury” 


“Searching the right (and left) way for cerebral lateralization in the prefrontal cortex”

Friday, May 16th, 2014

12:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Topic I

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Topic II

At TIRR Memorial Hermann Research Center (1333 Moursund St.), Second Floor Conference Room (Conference Center A, Room 217)

Dr. Kenneth Podell is a board-certified neuropsychologist and co-director of Houston Methodist Concussion Center. He specializes in areas of dementia and traumatic brain injury; sports concussion in particular. He serves as the team neuropsychological consultant for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo and Rice University Athletics. Prior to joining Houston Methodist , Dr. Podell directed the division of neuropsychology and co-directed the Sports Concussion Clinic at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit where he evaluated high school and collegiate athletes with sports related concussions. He also was a neuropsychological consultant to the Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers. Among his many accomplishments, he played a key role in the development of ImPACT© (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), a renowned computer-based assessment system for sports-related concussions. ImPact is used by the National Football League, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball, as well as many youth and amateur sports programs. Dr. Podell presents internationally and publishes in the areas of sports concussion and computerized assessment of concussions, traumatic brain injury and dementia. Dr. Podell received his Ph.D. in psychology at The City University of New York. He completed his pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training in neuropsychology at The Medical College of Pennsylvania.

The Houston Neuropsychological Society designates this Continuing Education Activity for a maximum of 3 CE Hours/Credits. The Houston Neuropsychological Society maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Questions regarding this event should be directed to Veronica Burton, Ph.D., ABPP, HNS Secretary via email at:


Parking will be validated/reimbursed by HNS (information forthcoming)

$85 Non-HNS Member
$75 HNS Current Member (use coupon code ‘member’)
$25  Trainees (use coupon code ‘student’)


Bookings are closed for this event.