University Hospitals Leads Health and Well-being of Student Athletes at Baldwin Wallace University
August 10, 2023
CLEVELAND – University Hospitals (UH) Drusinsky Sports Medicine Institute has partnered with Baldwin Wallace University to become the health care provider for the Yellow Jacket student athletes who play on the university’s 27 different varsity sports teams.
BW joins more than 70 colleges, high schools and youth organizations in Northeast Ohio that entrust their athletes to the expertise of UH Drusinsky Sports Medicine physicians to help keep them in the game and in the classroom.
UH offers partner schools a comprehensive program designed to support the health and well-being of student athletes - continuing its mission to improve participation and safety within youth and collegiate sports.
“University Hospitals Drusinsky Sports Medicine Institute is committed to providing medical coverage for athletes of all ages and levels of competition. Our comprehensive program spans from serving as the Official Health Care Provider of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Monsters and the Cleveland Ballet, to the sidelines of more than 70 colleges, high schools and youth organizations across northeast Ohio,” said James Voos, MD, Cleveland Browns Head Physician and the Jack & Mary Herrick Distinguished Chair of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for UH. “As part of our continued investment in the community, we are privileged to serve Baldwin Wallace University athletes with enhanced safety programs and leading-edge treatment of injuries.”
UH’s team will offer expertise in injury prevention, wellness and performance training in addition to treatment for injuries. The team includes primary care sports medicine physicians Allison Schroeder, MD, and Josh Beer, DO. They are joined by orthopedic sports medicine physicians Yianni Apostolakos, MD, as well as Dr. Voos.
“We are excited for our Yellow Jacket student athletes to have access to the comprehensive network of medical professionals, mental health services, and tailored sport medicine programs offered by University Hospitals,” said Steve Thompson, BW Athletic Director. “UH has been a leader in research and support for athletes from youth sports to the professional level for the Browns, and we are confident this UH partnership will provide high quality services and support for the health, well-being and success of our student athletes and Baldwin Wallace University.”
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