Request #17-19

"Under the North Carolina Public Records Law, G.S. §132-1., I am requesting an opportunity to inspect or obtain copies of public records that pertain to any grants, funding, or communication involving Dr. [employee full name] and the CDC, NFL, NFLPA, or NCAA regarding concussions, brain trauma, or TBI for the previous 15 years (or as far as the university’s record retention schedule allows, whichever is longer). The search should include but not be limited to: • Any non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) signed by any UNC researcher with the CDC, NFL, NFLPA, or NCAA or any of the named organizations' legal representatives • Any fees, grants, honoraria, or any form of remuneration including travel and food for research in collaboration with the above parties • Any and all financial transactions involving the above parties and Dr. [employee full name] and the university • Communications and/or appointments with representatives from Covington & Burling, LLC or Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP • Publications rights clauses or agreements that require permission from any of the above parties before going to press. The following keywords are provided to aid in the search. They are not meant to be an exhaustive list or limit the scope of the request: Mood, behavioral, mental illness, ALS, Parkinson’s, TBI, CTE, concussion, stroke, depression, suicide, NFL, NCAA, microbleeds, microhemorrhage Alzheimer’s, dementia, latency, tauopathy"  [Note: on 08/26/2016 Requester subsequently wrote] "•Instead of 15 years, we can reduce to 6 years • I would also like to specify any communication between Dr.[employee full name] and Dr. Walter Koroshetz at the email address should be added to the request."


November 10, 2015 via email


None Assigned


Aaron Gordon





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September 8, 2017, 9:01am
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2015.11.10 _ Gordon _ Response 08.10.2017 (partial).pdf
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2015.11.10 _ Gordon _ Response 08.10.2017 (partial).pdf
August 10, 2017, 3:36pm
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