American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
2014 Award Winners Announced at 23rd AMSSM Annual Meeting
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) presented the following awards during its 23rd Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans from April 5-9, 2014.
Founders’ Award – Margot Putukian, MD
Harry Galanty Young Investigator Award – Drew Watson, MD, MS, for his research titled, In Non-obese Children, Fitness and BMI, But Not Body Fat Percentage, Are Independent Predictors of Fasting Insulin.
NCAA Research Award- Christopher Hogrefe, MD for his research titled Longitudinal Improvement in BESS Scores Among NCAA Division- 1 Football Athletes.
Best Overall Case Award – Robert Stevens, DO for his case titled Headache After Vigorous Exercise.
Best Overall Research Award – Nathaniel Nye, MD for his research titled, Does Abdominal Circumference of Body Mass Index Better Predict Lower Extremity Injury Risk?
Resident Scholarship Award – Michael Baria, MD, MBA
Drew Duerson, MD
Brian Kim, MD, MS
Caitlyn Mooney, MD
Michelle Napoli, MD
Joshua Sole, MD
About the AMSSM Annual Meeting: More than 1,400 sports medicine physicians from the United States and abroad came together to address advances and challenges in sports medicine through lectures and research. Learn more at https://www.amssm.org/ConferencesDetails.php?IDconf=58&Past=.
About the AMSSM: AMSSM is a multi-disciplinary organization of 2,500 sports medicine physicians dedicated to education, research, advocacy and the care of athletes of all ages. The majority of AMSSM members are primary care physicians with fellowship training and added qualification in sports medicine who then combine their practice of sports medicine with their primary specialty. AMSSM includes members who specialize solely in non-surgical sports medicine and serve as team physicians at the youth level, NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, MLS and NHL, as well as with Olympic teams. By nature of their training and experience, sports medicine physicians are ideally suited to provide comprehensive medical care for athletes, sports teams or active individuals who are simply looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle. www.amssm.org
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