RESS, MD, GENE E.

GENE E. RESS, MD

Inducted:  July 13, 1987 in Tell City, IN

Date of Birth:  January 4, 1934 in Tell City

High School Attended:  Tell City                  Graduated:  1952

College Attended:  Indiana University             Graduated:  1956

                          Indiana University School of Medicine   1960

Special Recognition:  Has been a part of football all over southern Indiana for over 48 years; has cooperated with the Tell City/Troy Township football program far and beyond the normal practicing physician by stopping by the practice field to check on players who are injured or being rehabilitated; opens his office at odd hours whenever necessary, treating athletes at home and working the sidelines at both home and away contests; at least twice a year, provides athletes of Perry County schools a chance to be examined for their IHSAA sports physicals free of charge; participation in symposiums on sports medicine has kept him very much aware of the latest techniques in the treatment of athletic related injuries; inducted into the Tell City High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006; awarded the Governors Award for Excellence in Service from Governor Mitch Daniels in September, 2012, for 50 years of service as team physician for Tell City athletes.