2024 International Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Speakers Bio

Dr. Kim A. Gorgens

Kim A. Gorgens is a Professor of Psychophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Psychology of Criminal Behaviour at the University of Denver. She manages a large portfolio of brain injury (BI) related research and has lectured extensively on those issues around the world.

She has a 2010 TED talk on youth sports concussion and a 2018 TED talk on brain injuries in criminal justice with 3.5M views.

She has been interviewed on CNN with Anderson Cooper, NPR, and on 20/20 and her work with brain injuries has been featured in US News, Newsweek, the Economist, and more.

Her research studies the reported injury history, cognitive function, and brain biomarkers of vulnerable populations including young and older athletes, men and women in the criminal justice system in prison/jail/probation/parole, persons who are homeless, and women who have been exposed to interpersonal violence.