Naomi is a Registered Doctor with the Motor Sports Association (MSA) and have been involved in motorsport research at Silverstone Race Circuit since 2012. Since 2017, Naomi has been Concussion Fellow for TOCA, a UK motorsports events package that includes the British Touring Car Championship (http://www.btcc.net/) and Formula 4 (http://fiaformula4.com/). She is also a postgraduate student in Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Cambridge, supervised by Prof Peter Hutchinson.
Her current research explores mild TBI in the context of sports concussion, with an emphasis on motorsport. She is particularly interested in the diagnosis of concussion, which remains difficult, and the important return to race (or play) decision.
“I am delighted to be invited to speak at the 2018 Frontiers in TBI conference and will share our experience of mTBI in motorsport, including current and future research.”
Full professional biography: www.linkedin.com/in/drndeakin