WILLIAM P. MEEHAN III, MD
William P. Meehan III, MD, is Director of the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Director of Research for the Brain Injury Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Co-Director of The Football Players Health Study at Harvard. He graduated from Harvard Medical School where he is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Orthopaedics. He conducts both clinical and scientific research in the area of sports injuries and concussive brain injury. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology, the National Football League Players Association, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League Alumni Association. He is the 2012 winner of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine’s award for Best Overall Research. He has multiple medical and scientific publications, is co-editor of the book, Head and Neck Injuries in Young Athletes, and is author of the books Kids, Sports, and Concussion: A Guide for Coaches and Parents and Concussions.