Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine at Simmons University is dedicated to the overall health and well-being of all student-athletes. In coordination with the Student Health Center and team physicians the sport's medicine staff helps to ensure proper preventative measures, treatment and rehabilitation of all injuries, and safe and quick returns to athletic participation.

Student-Athletes at Simmons are fortunate to have access to some of the best medical care in the world.  Click below to visit the Athletic Training staff as well as the team of physicians dedicated to getting the Sharks back onto the field and keeping them healthy all year round.

 

Simmons University Athletics Training Staff

 

 


Michael J. Welch

Head Athletic Trainer
Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

 

 

 

Shelby Starkey

Athletic Trainer 

 

 

 

Bridget Quinn

Athletic Trainer 

 

 

   
   

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Joseph DeAngelis, MD

Specializes in Sports Injuries

Orthopedic Surgeon at
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

 

 

Jessica Brun, PA-C

Specializes in Sports Injuries

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

 

 

Terryl Morris-Adams, PA-C

Specializes in Sports Injuries

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

 

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

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