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Concussion: From the Initial HIT to Recovery

  • Virginia Center for Spine and Sport Therapy 2820 Waterford Lake Drive Midlothian, VA, 23112 United States (map)
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Join Dr. Jennifer Hopp at the Virginia Center for Sports and Spine Therapy Center for an enlightening lecture and discussion on the hot topic of Concussion in athletes on Thursday evening, August 16, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm.  Dinner is included with the lecture.

The talk will cover what is a concussion and how to treat it based on the newest guidelines and evidence. It’ll cover concussion rehab, medications, post concussive syndrome and when to refer. It will also cover paperwork, and return to sport guidelines in the state of Virginia.

About the Speaker

 Dr. Jennifer Hopp

Dr. Jennifer Hopp

Jennifer Hopp, MD, received her undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, and completed a post-baccalaureate pre-medical program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, in Charlottesville, Virginia, from which she went on to her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hopp is joining HCA Virginia Sports Medicine after completing her Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Houston Methodist, which was ranked #1 in orthopedics in both the Houston Metro Area and the entire state of Texas by US News and World Report.

 

During her fellowship, she served as the Team Physician for Rice University and George Bush High School. Dr. Hopp was also tremendously engaged in her community, treating athletes in the Houston Rodeo, at the Houston and Woodlands Marathons, as well as the North American Ironman Championship in Houston in 2015.


Dr. Hopp is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has her Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM). She is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society, recognizing individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care, and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine.


Dr. Hopp is a team doctor for University of Richmond, Chesterfield County high schools and FC Richmond.  She enjoys taking care of athletes of all ages and levels. She especially loves weekend warriors, mountain bikers, road cyclists, runners, and triathletes, and has a special interest in caring for female athletes from adolescence through geriatrics. Dr. Hopp is currently welcoming new patients and referrals.