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The Medical Advisory Board
In formulating its National Training Curriculum, ABT assembled a medical advisory board to provide medical guidelines for the healthy and sound training of dancers. The advisory board, headed by Gary I. Wadler, MD, FACP, FACSM, FCP, FACPM, includes medical professionals from the fields of sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy and orthopedics. ABT National Training Curriculum Medical Advisory Board Members include:

Gary I. Wadler, M.D. (Chairman)
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine

Phillip A. Bauman, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University

Lisa R. Callahan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Family)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Priscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research
School of Public Health & Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts

Julie Daugherty, MPT
ABT Physical Therapist

Franco De Vita
Principal, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT

Randall W. Dick
Associate Director of Research/Injury Surveillance System

Christa Dickey
Director of Communications
American College of Sports Medicine

James G. Garrick, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Orthopedics
University of California, San Francisco
St. Francis Memorial Hospital

William Garnett Hamilton, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University

Raymond Lukens
Artistic Associate, ABT/NYU Masters Program

Peter Marshall
ABT Physical Therapist

Kevin McKenzie
ABT Artistic Director

Lyle Micheli, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Rachel Moore, MA
ABT Executive Director

Lewis S. Ranieri
ABT Chairman Emeritus

Caroline Silby, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Sports Psychologist
Adjunct Faculty
American University

Eric Small, M.D
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Angela D. Smith M.D.
Clinical Associate in Orthopedic Surgery
U of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
The Children’s’ Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Virginia Wilmerding, Ph.D.
President, International Association of Dance Medicine and Science
Adjunct Professor
University of New Mexico