Sports Medicine

  

Simmons University Sports Medicine is dedicated to the overall health and well-being of all student-athletes.

 

In coordination with Simmons Health Services and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Sports Medicine, the sport's medicine staff helps to ensure proper preventative measures, treatment and rehabilitation of all injuries, with safe and quick return to athletic competition. Our Student-Athletes have access to some of the best medical care available in Boston. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provides Simmons Student Athletes a wide range of specialists and providers. 

Simmons Sports Medicine aims to achieve the highest level of care through a variety of programs and resources:

Strength and Conditioning

In partnership with Simmons University Exercise Science program, Strength and Conditioning Coaches and interns to work with all of our teams

Sports Nutrition

Simmons Graduate School of Nutrition provides Graduate Student Interns to work alongside our Team Nutritionist /Dietician to promote nutritional programs for peak performance

Research Involvement

Simmons Sports Medicine aims to provide evidence-based medicine in patient care. In addition to utilizing current best practices, our department is involved in research projects through Massachusetts General Hospital, Simmons University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the U.S. Department of Defense in pursuing the highest quality care possible

Athletic Training Clinical Rotation

Simmons Sports Medicine is proud to serve as a top clinical site for Athletic Training programs in the Boston area. Graduate students from Boston University and Lasell University continue their clinical education through semester rotations with Simmons athletes and medical team members

 

Click below to visit the Sports Medicine staff as well as the team of physicians dedicated to ensuring the best care available to our student athletes.

 

Simmons University Sports Medicine Training Room

 

 

Simmons University

Athletics Training Staff

 

Simmons University Head Athletic Trainer Michael Welch

Michael J. Welch

Head Athletic Trainer
Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

 

 

 

 

Simmons University Athletic Trainer Shelby Starkey

Shelby Starkey

Athletic Trainer

 

 

 

 

Simmons University Athletic Trainer Bridget Quinn

Athletic Trainer

 

 

 

 

Simmons University Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Performance Internship Coordinator, Dr. Joel Lombard, PhD

Dr. Joel Lombard, PhD 

Strength & Conditioning Coach, Sports Performance Internship Coordinator

 

 

 

 

Simmons University Dietitian, Amy Cantor Amy Cantor

Dietitian

 

 

 

 
 

 

Simmons Athletic Trainer, Shelby Starkey Information for Simmons Athletes

Information for Visiting Teams

 

 

Athletic Training Hours

Check for updated hours on Simmons Sports Medicine's Facebook Page or on Twitter

*Saturday and Sunday schedules will be dictated by practice/competition schedules

*Hours are subject to change as needed for competitions and changes in practice times

 

 

Simmons University Athletics Team Physicians

 

Simmons University Head Team Physician Arun Ramappa, MD

Arun Ramappa, MD

Chief Team Physician

Chief of Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Performance Center at New England Baptist Hospital, Team Physician for the Boston Red Sox, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard University Health Services, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Head Team Physician Simmons University

 

 

 

Simmons University Team Physician John-Paul Hezel, MD

John-Paul Hezel, MD

Specializes in Orthopaedics Sports Medicine & Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Clinical Instructor, Sports Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Team Physician Simmons University

 

 

 

Nurse Practitioner at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Julie A. Ruane

Julie A. Ruane, MSN, MBA, ATC, ACNP-BC

Specializes in Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine

Nurse Practitioner within the Division of Sports Medicine of the Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

 

 

Orthopedic Surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Joseph DeAngelis, MD

Specializes in Sports Injuries

Orthopedic Surgeon at
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

 

 

Physician Assistant at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Jessica Brun

Jessica Brun, PA-C

Specializes in Sports Injuries

Physician Assistant, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

 

 

Physician Assistant at Beth Israel Deaoness Medical Center Terryl Morris

Terryl Morris-Adams, PA-C

Specializes in Sports Injuries

Physician Assistant, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

    

 

Chief, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Tamara D. Rozental

Tamara D. Rozental, MD

Specializes in Orthopaedic and
Sports Medicine

Chief, Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School

  

 

Physician Assistant at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Kevin E. Samaha

Kevin E. Samaha, PA-C, ATC, OTC

Specializes in Orthopaedic and
Sports Medicine

Physician Assistant within the Division of Sports Medicine of the Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center