Dr. Omalu is the real life character portrayed by Will Smith in the hit film Concussion. His compelling and thought-provoking talk brings to light the serious issues of health and safety in all sports. With football being the USA’s most watched sport, Dr. Omalu brings audiences behind the scenes of the biggest controversy in sports presently. Learn how a Nigerian-born doctor has come to the forefront of the changing landscape of American sports.
Dr. Omalu will be giving a public lecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on Wendesday, August 31st at 7PM in Cox Auditorium (Alumni Memorial Building).
This event is also designated as a Becker Seminar through the Chancellor's Honors Program at UT.
This event is funded by the Student Programs and Services Fee. Events are free for students who chose Option 1. Students that selected Option 2 and the general public should expect to pay an entry fee. Student ID is required for all events.
For more information or to arrange disability accommodations, please contact the Center for Student Engagement at (865) 974-5455.