Dr. Robert Cantu serves as Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Co-Founder of the CTE Center at the Boston University School of Medicine; Co-Founder, Medical Director, and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the Concussion Legacy Foundation; Co-Director of the Neurologic Sports Injury Center at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital; and Cheif of Neurosurgey Service, Chairman Department of Surgey, and Director of Sports Medicine at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Ma. Dr. Cantu is also a member of the Mackey White TBI advisory committee of the NFLPA, is a Senior Advisor to the NFL Head, Neck, and Spine Committee, serves as Co-Chairman of the NASCAR Safety Task Force and consults with numerous NFL, NHL, and NBA teams.
Dr. Cantu is most widely known for devising the first grading system for concussions and providing medical professionals with concussion management guidelines where none existed before. Dr. Cantu has authored over 200 scienftific publications, including 32 books on neurology and sports medicine. In his spare time, Dr. Cantu is an avid runner and regionally-ranked tennis player.