Sept. 20, 2005
Joshua Baumfeld, MD
Dr. Baumfeld is currently an orthopedic sports medicine fellow at The University of Virginia. He completed his orthopedic residency at The Mayo Clinic.
Kevin Cross, Med, ATC, PT
Kevin is in his sixth year as a staff athletic trainer at Virginia taking care of the soccer and wrestling teams. Prior to coming to UVa, he worked in a private physical therapy practice while serving as head athletic trainer at Ferrum College. His undergraduate and graduate degrees are from the University of Virginia and his physical therapy training was obtained at the University of Indianapolis. During his time in Indianapolis, he served as an athletic trainer at the university.
David Diduch, MD
Dr. Diduch is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Virginia. He directs the orthopedic sports medicine fellowship program at UVa along with being and team orthopedist for the UVa athletic program. He graduated from Harvard Medical School, did his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UVA and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute in New York. He has published extensively on topics in the shoulder and knee, as well as in basic science research. He has extensive experience with arthroscopic treatment of shoulder problems.
John M. MacKnight, M.D.
Dr. MacKnight is the Co-Medical Director for Sports Medicine and an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and a cum laude honor graduate of Jefferson Medical College. He completed his internal medicine residency training at the University of Virginia and completed his sports medicine fellowship training at the University of North Carolina. He is a member of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. An accomplished author in the field of sports medicine, Dr. MacKnight recently guest edited an issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine on training room management of medical issues.
Susan Saliba, PhD, ATC, PT
Susan is in her 17th year as a staff athletic trainer at the University of Virginia. She has been involved in the athletic health care for numerous sports teams, but currently works as a rehabilitation specialist in the athletic department. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are from UVa and she holds a master's degree in physical therapy from Hahnemann University. Susan holds an academic appointment with the Curry School of Education at UVa and teaches in the NATA approved Graduate Program in Athletic Training.
Bryan W. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
Bryan is the medical consultant for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the editor of the ACC Sports Sciences website. Prior to his duties for the ACC, Dr. Smith was the Head Team Physician at the University of North Carolina for nearly ten years. He has authored approximately fifty scholarly articles and given more than sixty -five invited scholarly lectures. A pediatrician with a doctorate in exercise physiology, Dr. Smith is a past member of the American Board of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has served as the medical consultant to the NCAA Football Rules Committee, served on the NCAA Baseball Research Panel, and has been a past chairman of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. Currently, Dr. Smith is a member of the United States Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee and a member of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee.