Foundation Partners

Our Partners

The Mac Parkman Foundation is honored to partner with some of the leading organizations in the areas of concussion and brain awareness to bring more information and data to concerned parents, coaches, athletes, and medical professionals. The organizations represent the groundbreaking of thought, discussion, and awareness of concussive trauma, to include research, donations, and awareness. Please visit our partners to see more about what they are doing in their respective areas.

About Our Partners

The Concussion Legacy Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Robert Cantu, MD, and Chris Nowinski, Ph.D. to support athletes, Veterans, founded it and all affected by concussions and CTE; achieve smarter sports and safer athletes through education and innovation and to End CTE through prevention and research.

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Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and other long-term consequences of repetitive brain trauma in athletes and military personnel. The mission of the CTE Center is to conduct state-of-the-art research on CTE, including its neuropathology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, genetics, and other risk factors, biomarkers, methods of detection during life, and methods of prevention and treatment.

The American Brain Coalition is a nonprofit organization comprising the United States’ leading professional neurological, psychological, and psychiatric associations and patient organizations. Together, we seek to advance the understanding of the functions of the brain and to reduce the burden of brain disorders through public education and advocacy.

The Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation is a non-profit volunteer-based organization. They created it in Patrick’s memory to help prevent CTE in future athletes and military service members, to provide a resource for understanding the disease, its causes, and how to stop it.