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Sports Medicine Symposium

USA Lacrosse Sports Medicine Symposium 2021

October 13-14, 2021
(5-9 pm EST each day)

This is a Virtual Event for athletic trainers, sports scientists, medical and allied professionals, administrators, and support staff who seek to improve the health and well-being of lacrosse athletes.

Note: Only registrations with CME/CEU will receive a certificate.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association has approved this event for 0.6 CEU - Category A.

Schedule & Session Topics

Wednesday, October 13

6 pm - COVID Pandemic Response          
Dr. Eugene Hong* (Chief Physician Executive, Medical Univ of South Carolina)
Dr. Brian Hainline (Chief Medical Officer, NCAA)
Dr. Catherine Logan (Head League Physician, Premier Lacrosse League)
Dr. Jeff Bytomski (Head Team Physician, Duke University Men's Lacrosse)
7 pm - Team Approach to Team Care (View Session)
Nina Walker* (Head Athletic Trainer for Men’s Lacrosse, Univ. of North Carolina Chapel Hill)
Mary Ellen Kelly* (Sports Nutritionist, Fuel Forward, LLC)
Dr. Jeni Shannon (Director, Mental Health and Performance Psychology, UNC Chapel Hill)
Dr. Kari Kindschi (Medical Director, Morgan State University)
8 pm - New Research in Lacrosse
Dr. Andrew Lincoln* (Director, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Research, MedStar Health Research Institute/Georgetown Univ. Medical Center)
Dr. Shane Caswell* (Professor/Co-Director, Sports Medicine Assessment Research and Testing Lab, George Mason University)
Dr. Dan Herman (Associate Professor, UC Davis)
Dr. Patricia Kelshaw (Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire)
Kyle Wallace (Sports Medicine Graduate Student, Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine)

Thursday, October 14

5 pm - Emerging Injury Trends    
Dr. Mark Link* (Professor/Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, UT Southwestern) 
Dr. David Berkoff* (Associate Professor/Director, UNC Sports Medicine Performance Lab)
6 pm - Mental Health/Wellness for Athletes          
Dr. Andrew Wolanin* (President, Wolanin Consulting and Assessment)
Dr. Tim Herzog (Counselor & Mental Performance Coach, Reaching Ahead LLC)
Lizzie Colson (Lacrosse Player, University of Maryland)
7 pm - Safety and Abuse Prevention in Sport
Dr. Karen Sutton* (Chief Medical Officer, World Lacrosse/Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery)
Ju'Riese Colon (Chief Executive Officer, US Center for SafeSport)
Trish Sylvia (Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Safety Initiatives)
● Suzanne Boyd (Senior Safety Manager, National Center for Safety Initiatives)  
8 pm - Applications and Ethics of Using Biometric Data in Sport          
Dr. Richard Hinton* (Medical Director, MedStar Sports Medicine)
Dr. David Klossner* (Director of Sports Medicine & Student-Athlete Welfare, Univ. of Maryland)
Matt Nein* (Assistant Director of Athletics, Salisbury University)
* member of the USA Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee


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