Dec. 9, 2005
Steve Bushee, ATC-L
Steve is an Assistant Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer at Boston College. This Lebanon New Hampshire native, and Colgate University graduate, joined the Boston College staff in 1984. Steve initially worked with men's soccer, men's ice hockey and men's lacrosse. After four years with hockey, he switched over to football and has been with them since that time, eventually taking over the Head Athletic Trainer duties in 1997. Along with football coverage and administrative duties, Steve also cares for the men's and women's sailing team and the men's and women's ski team.
Pierre d'Hemecourt, MD, FACSM
Pierre currently serves both as a university physician at Boston College Health Services and as the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine at Children's Hospital. He is formally trained in both emergency medicine and sports medicine and has been part of the sports medicine staff since 1997. Along with other general medicine team physicians, he is responsible for the care of all 750 intercollegiate athletes and takes special interest in supervising the concussion screening process and serving on the Disordered Eating Team of practitioners.
Bert Lenz, ATC-L
Bert is Associate Head Athletic Trainer at Boston College. Bert has been a member of the sports medicine staff at BC since graduating with his master's degree from Old Dominion University in 1994. Initially Bert worked at BC as a sports medicine intern covering football and baseball. When a full time position opened in 1997, Bert was selected to take over the care of the Eagles men's ice hockey team. Bert also cares for the cross country team and supervises the care of the baseball team. Bert's wife Lisa is also an athletic trainer and thus has a first hand understanding of the long hours that Bert spends at BC!
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.