Welcome to the KiDZ Neuroscience Center.

The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center is dedicated to reducing the number of children and adolescents that sustain brain and spinal cord injuries.

Our programs provide "safety through the ages" - safety education for each stage of your child's growing years, making physical well-being a fun, daily activity.

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KiDZ News:

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2016 UConcussion ATC/AD Workshop; Dr. Hotz awarded President’s Council Community Leadership Award

This Tuesday, the UConcussion program hosted our annual Concussion Workshop for the Certified Athletic Trainers and Athletic Directors of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. This was our 20th anniversary celebrating the initiation of the concussion clinic. […]

August 3rd, 2016|News, UConcussion|0 Comments
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Dr. Hotz on girl’s lacrosse, FHSAA decisions: Headbands are not helmets @ NPR

Tampa Bay’s NPR recently interviewed our director, Dr. Gillian Hotz, about the questionable effectiveness of headband use in Florida high school girl’s lacrosse:
“No helmet prevents concussion,” Hotz said. “It’s acceleration-deceleration. It’s a back and forth . So  […]

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BikeSafe featured in Miami Herald’s “Keeping Kids Fit” column

Our BikeSafe program has been featured once again in the Miami Herald. Read the full article at:


April 28th, 2016|BikeSafe, KiDZ Neuroscience Center, News|0 Comments


Upcoming Events:

2016 Children's Trust Family Expo
September 10, 2016

Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Center


Miami-Dade County Council PTA/PTSA 2016 Fall Conference & Resource Fair
September 24, 2016

Miami Central Sr. High School

2016 Fall Leadership Development Conference   Exhibitor   Resource Fair

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