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Defend Your Head welcomes Dr. Kevin Crutchfield to DYH’s Medical Advisory Committee

Defend Your Head, makers of the patented ProTech, understands that cutting edge science is at the heart of our mission to make football safer. We have established a Medical Advisory Committee in order to guide our company’s path, as well as to keep our clients, players, coaches and parents informed.  

Today we introduce one of our independent medical advisors – nationally renowned Dr. Kevin Crutchfield. 

Kevin E. Crutchfield, M.D., serves as director of the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge Health in the Baltimore, MD area. A stroke neurologist, Dr. Crutchfield is a internationally known expert on concussions and traumatic brain injury. He is also an independent neurologist for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, MLB’s Baltimore Orioles and MLS’s D.C. United. He played a leading role in helping gain passage of a landmark youth sports concussion law in Maryland.

We will be regularly updating Dr. Crutchfield’s work and thoughts.  Here, he explains his relationship with Defend Your Head and ProTech.