Inducted: June 21, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth: October 20, 1944

High School Attended: Zanesville, OH                             Graduated: 1962

College Attended: Ohio State University                          Graduated: 1966

                          Ohio State University MD                                      1970

                          Indiana University, Surgery Internship

Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, Orthopaedic Residency

Professional Medical Career: Commander, United States Navy and Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Naval Regional Medical Center, Charleston, SC, 1977-1980; Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of SC 1976-1980; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, IU School of Medicine 1984 to present; Methodist Sports Medicine/The Orthopaedic Specialists since 1980.

Team Physician Experience: United State Naval Academy, interim physician, 1978; Lake County Rifles professional football team, Chicago, 1971-1973; orthopaedic consultant for IU and ISU athletic teams 1980 to present; orthopaedic consultant for Indianapolis Colts 1984 to present; Ben Davis High School 1983-2008; Indiana Blast and Blaze professional soccer teams; on-site physician for US Soccer Federation events.

Professional Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha, IU, 2002 Volunteer Faculty Award; Team Physician of Year, Indiana State Medical Society, 2004, and the Association's Commission on Sports Medicine.

Special Recognition: Holds Licensures and Boards in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Indiana; maintains multiple Medical Society memberships, including, among others, American College of Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association;served in the US Navy with rank of Commander; orthopaedic presenter related to sports medicine across the United States and beyond; author of numerous textbooks and articles regarding sport injuries and sports medicine.