Left to Right: M Paterno, N Edwards, T Hewett, G Myer, M Shaffer
Preventing Heart Disease
Nicholas Edwards, MD, MPH, was awarded a Clinical and Translational Science Award KL2 Research Scholars mentored career development award for “Effects of Physical Activity on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youth.” In the United States, more people die from heart attacks and heart-related illnesses than any other cause. This study will help find the best ways to prevent children from developing heart problems as they grow up.
Division Award and Honors
Mark Paterno, PhD, was named the winner of the 2010 NCAA Research Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for his work, “Biomechanical Measures During Landing and Postural Stability Predict Second Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury after ACL Reconstruction and Return to Sport.”
Carmen Quatman, MD, and coauthor Laura Schmitt were named as the recipients of the AJSM Systematic Review Award.
Sam Wordeman received the American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics interest group student research award.
New Division Director and Advanced Degrees Awarded
Teri Metcalf McCambridge, MD, was hired as the new division director and medical director for Sports Medicine. McCambridge received her undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Mark Paterno received his doctorate of philosophy in orthopaedic and sports science from Rocky Mountain University of Health Care Professions. Greg Myer received his PhD in athletic training from Rocky Mountain University and was promoted to research instructor. Carmen Quatman received her medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine.