Dr. Kelly Russell received her PhD from the University of Calgary and was nominated for the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for outstanding scholastic achievements. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in traumatic brain injuries and sport at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She was recruited to the University of Manitoba in 2012 and developed a research program in sports-related injuries in children. Her interests include the prevention, management, and outcomes of sport-related concussion. Specifically, she has conducted sport related concussion research examining education, mental health, and health-related quality of life outcomes. She is also interested in the role of telemedicine to manage concussions in patients who live in rural and remote areas. Dr. Russell’s work also includes identifying risk factors for sport injuries among children and avenues for preventing these injuries. Her research is funded by Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM), Research Manitoba, and CIHR, among others. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health and holds the Robert Wallace Cameron Chair in Evidence Based Medicine. She co-leads the Excellence in Neurodevelopment & Rehabilitation in Child Health – Research Theme at CHRIM. Dr Russell is the recipient of the University of Manitoba Rh Award for Rady Faculty of Health Sciences that is awarded for outstanding contributions to scholarship and research.