Dr. Kelly Russell is an associate professor at the Max Rady College of Medicine and holds a cross-appointment in community health sciences. She completed her PhD in epidemiology at the University of Calgary and a post-doctoral fellowship in sport-related traumatic brain injuries at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Since arriving at University of Manitoba in 2012, she has developed a research program in sport-related injuries. She is the co-lead of the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba’s newest theme – Excellence in Neurodevelopment and Rehabilitation Research in Child Health (ENRRICH). The goal of ENRRICH is to inspire and facilitate new research collaborations, partnerships and training programs, and generate new research and knowledge translation methods to improve the quality of life for Manitoba children requiring neurodevelopmental and rehabilitations services. She currently holds the Robert Wallace Cameron Chair in Evidence Based Medicine. Her research is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research Manitoba and the National Football League Scientific Advisory Board.