Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Literacy Project hosts doctor portrayed in ‘Concussion’ movie

22nd August, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

With kids heading back to school sports along with college and NFL football seasons firing up, concussions are a hot topic right now. Recently portrayed by Albert Brooks in the 2015 movie “Concussion,” Dr. Cyril H. Wecht was this year’s keynote speaker at The Literacy Project’s annual luncheon. Wecht is a leading forensic pathologist, coroner, consultant, author and at 85 years old he’s still going strong. In the film, Wecht was a staunch supporter of Bennet Omalu’s efforts to expose the link between concussions and football. At the luncheon, Wecht stressed the fact that concussions aren’t apparent or visible. He …

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