We are the Seattle Concussion Research Collaborative (SCRC) lab, housed at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Our lab is comprised of clinicians, researchers, public health specialists and community representatives working together to develop cutting-edge approaches to decreasing concussion risk and facilitative recovery in children and teens.
The SCRC Lab was started in 2021 by Dr. Sara Chrisman and Dr. Emily Kroshus at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Their vision of a collaborative and innovative lab that includes leading concussion researchers in the greater Pacific Northwest was the foundation for SCRC. Learn more about the SCRC research team.
Sara Chrisman, MD, MPH
Dr. Sara Chrisman is a pediatrician, adolescent medicine specialist and epidemiologist. Her research is centered around concussion. She has published multiple articles that explore concussion reporting behavior, the association between depression and concussion and the effects of concussion legislation. Read her full bio.
Emily Kroshus, ScD, MPH
Dr. Emily Kroshus is an assistant professor at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development. Her research interests include social and contextual determinants of health-related behaviors and intervention design and evaluation. Read her full bio.
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