NFL

USA Football creates medical committee

Share This Story

   
 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)

Seattle Seahawks team doctor Dr. Stanley Herring will be the chairman of USA Football's new medical advisory committee.

The organization, based in Indianapolis, has spearheaded a national plan to make the game safer for youth football players. The new group will collaborate with other USA Football committees, national governing bodies and medical organizations.

Joining Herring on the committee are Dr. John Bergfeld of the Cleveland Clinic; Dr. Douglas Casa of the University of Connecticut; Dr. Jonathan Drezner of the University of Washington; Dr. Gerard Gioia of Children's National Medical Center in Washington; Dr. Andrew Gregory of Vanderbilt University; Dr. Tamerah Hunt of Ohio State; Dr. Patrick Kersey, medical director of USA Football; Dr. Margot Putukian of Princeton University and Dr. Gail Rosseau of the NorthShore Medical Group in Chicago.

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

Best Person in Sports: Keenan Lewis Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Saints CB Keenan Lewis hosts a back-to-school event, giving children medical ser...

NFL Roundtable: New York Jets Posted: Jul 14, 2014
They're a team with plenty to prove and a roster of players primed to get it don...

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...