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Second Saturday Conversation: Concussion Awareness

September 8, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

About Second Saturdays

Second Saturday Conversations feature interesting sci-tech and engineering speakers and topics in an informal setting. The programs are held in the Auditorium or Main Reading Room from 11:00 a.m. to Noon.

The exhibition galleries and the William N. Deramus III Cosmology Theater are open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and parking. Reference, research, and circulation services are not available on Second Saturdays.

The speaker

Michael A. Rippee, MD, is Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His clinical practice is focused on concussion management, stroke, and vascular neurology. He received his BLA/MD degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2007. Dr. Rippee completed a neurology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2011, and subsequently completed a fellowship in vascular neurology in 2012 before joining the faculty as an assistant professor.

Admission tickets

The lecture is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required.


Parking is free in Library parking lots and along the west side of Holmes Street between 51st and 52nd streets. The main entrance to the Library grounds is on Cherry Street. The Linda Hall Library is not affiliated with UMKC. Parking in all UMKC lots is by permit or meter. Doors open at 10 a.m.


September 8
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eric Ward


Linda Hall Library
5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.