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GMCGwinnett Medical Center-Duluth’s Concussion Institute names medical director
Dr. Saadiq El-Amin will serve in director capacity

Lawrenceville, Ga. (June 8, 2017) – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Duluth recently announced that Dr. Saadiq El-Amin will serve as medical director of the Concussion Institute. El-Amin is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the shoulder and the upper extremity.

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Institute provides access, comprehensive capabilities

Lawrenceville, Ga. (June 8, 2017) – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Duluth recently announced that the Concussion Institute has been named a provider for current and former professional football players who suffered concussions during their athletic careers. Through this work, GMC-Duluth is improving access and providing a solution for growing issues surrounding concussions, involving diagnosis and management.

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Jon Langston

Southern boys don't come any more homegrown and well-grounded than Loganville's own Jon Langston. A talented football player at Grayson High School, Langston graduated in 2009 and went on to Gardner-Webb University, where he played football and studied sociology.

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boy with seseme streetA child shows his friend Grover the new cognitive vocabulary learning app from IBM and Sesame Workshop. The app was recently piloted in Gwinnett County Public School System in Georgia to enhance students' vocabulary development. (Credit: John O'Boyle/Feature Photo Service for IBM)

IBM Watson and Sesame Workshop Introduce Intelligent Play and Learning Platform on IBM Cloud
Unveil Watson-powered cognitive vocabulary learning app designed to enhance early childhood education experiences; first pilot at Georgia's Gwinnett County Public Schools

New York, NY and Armonk, NY – June 7, 2017:  IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Sesame Workshop today announced that Georgia's Gwinnett County Public Schools, one of the nation's top urban school districts, has completed an initial pilot of the industry's first cognitive vocabulary learning app, built on the IBM and Sesame intelligent play and learning platform.  

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