University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium

The 35th Annual University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium will be held on Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville, Iowa.  If you have any questions please contact sportsmed-hawksymp@uiowa.edu.

Our featured speakers are national caliber and recognized as experts:

Bryce Gaunt, PT, SCS-Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, Fellow of The American Society of Shoulder and Elbow TherapistsDirector of Physical TherapyHPRC at St. Francis Rehabilitation Center  Main Campus, Columbus, GA

Dustin Grooms, PhD, ATC, CSCS-Associate Professor of Athletic Training, Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Cynthia LaBella, MD-Medical Director, Institute for Sports Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Brett Owens, MD-Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Surgery, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University Alpert Medical School, East Providence, RI

Please view the 35th Annual University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium brochure. 


The program is designed to present health care professionals with current knowledge about:

  • Diagnosis, management, and prevention of a variety of sports injuries.
  • Emphasize uniquely influential factors that must be addressed in the provision of the highest quality of care to the competitive athlete.
  • Present specific performance improvement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of detectable problems that exist in young athletes.

In addition to lectures, interactive discussions will be offered to enhance the participant’s understanding of the topics presented.