Members of the American Running and Fitness Association are lucky to have a variety of sports-oriented specialists to give them advice on issues related to their running and desire to keep fit. These dedicated fitness enthusiasts volunteer their time and expertise to be sure you get the facts so you can keep running strong.
Below is a listing of the professionals on our Clinic Advisory Board, along with quotes from members who have used the service.
Brian Adams, M.D., Cincinnati, OH; Steven Adler, M.D., Jamaica, NY; Lloyd Alch, M.D., Orlando, FL; Joanne Allen, M.D., Atlanta, GA; Dave Ambrose, M.S., A.T.C., Hagerstown, MD; Jeanette Anderson, D.C., New York, NY; J. Mark Anderson, M.D., Irving, TX; Kara Anthony, M.S., R.D., Venetia, PA; Wayne Axman, D.P.M., Astoria, NY; Anthony Babigian, D.P.M., Worcester, MA; Richard Bachrach, D.O., New York, NY; Ed Balaban, D.O., Wexford, PA; Lori Barnett, A.T.C., D.P.M., Orefield, PA; Shiva Barton, N.D., Lic.Ac., Brookline, MA; Robert Bartosh, D.C., Danville, IL; Brad Batchelor, D.C., Boone, NC; Phillip Bergman, Washington, DC; Rae Bernier-Soto, M.D., Rego Park, NY; Allan Besselink, P.T., Austin, TX; Anna Bettendorf, M.D., Wilmington, NC; Kendall Blackwell, D.P.M., Raleigh, NC; Cary Bland, N.M.T., Chevy Chase, MD.
"The question I submitted had a great success story. I followed Dr. LeBlanc's advice, and consulted with my family doctor. I found out I had an underactive thymid and-was placed on medication. Since then, my symptoms have cleared up. I am enjoying my runs more than ever. Thanks Clinic and all the excellent advisors for taking time out of their busy schedules to help answer our questions." Steve Sohm
John Bland, M.D., Burlington, VT; Kenneth Blood, M.S., A.T.C., New Concord, OH; Richard Bonfiglio, M.D., Pittsburgh, PA; Myron Boxer, D.P.M., Woodmere, NY; H. Tom Bowden, P.T., London, KY; Brian Bowyer, M.D., Columbus, OH; Richard Bronfinan, D.P.M., Little Rock, AR; Melvin Brothman, M.D., Amherst, NY; Daniel Brzusek, D.O., Bellevue, WA; Richard Burger, D.C., Pacific Beach, CA; Paul Bums, D.C., Englewood, CO; Corinne Bush, M.S., C.N.S., Long Valley, NJ; James Buskirk, P.T., Park Ridge, IL.
Richard Canlas, M.D., Saginaw, MI; Russ Cantrell, M.D., St. Louis, MO; Gale Carey, Ph.D., Durham, NH; Earl Carstensen, M.D., Aurora, CO; Brian Casazza, M.D., Charlottesville, VA; Joseph Cerimele, D.O., Poland, OH; Carol Christensen, Ph.D., San Jose, CA; John Cianca, M.D., Houston, TX; Jennifer Clark, M.D., Columbia, MO; Nancy Clark, M.S., R.D., Brookline, MA; Michael Clarke, M.D., Springfield, MO; Andy Clawson, A.T.C., Charleston, SC; Tom Coker, M.D., Fayetteville, AR; Royer Collins, M.D., Phoenix, AZ; John Comereski, Breesport, NY; John Connors, D.P.M., Little Silver, NJ; Jay Cook, D.C., Monterey, CA.
"The response I got from Doug Lentz, G.S.C.S., was very, very helpful, and just what I needed to get me running again. I'm sold on AR&FA now and will tell my friends. Doug made it simple and practical to go about solving my problem." Jim Brewer
Ronald D'Amico, C.P.T., Manchester, CT; Joseph David, P.T., C.S.C.S., Pittsburgh, PA; Kenneth Davis, M.D., Conroe, TX; Joanne Davis, D.P.M., Chicago, IL; Katherine Dec, M.D., Richmond, VA; Petter Diamond, M.D., Palos Park IL; Renee DiMeo, M.S., Akron, OH; Jeffrey Dobken, M.D., Little Silver, NJ; Karen Dolins, M.S., R.D., Hartsdale, NY; Taggert Doll, MS., R.D., Okemos, MI; Glen Drothler, A.T.C., Lawrenceville, GA; William Duorine, M.D., Baltimore, MD.
Mark Ellen, M.D., Philadelphia, PA; Robert Erickson, II, M.D., Massillon, OH; Robert Eterno, D.P.M., Bridgeport, CT; Gary Evans, D.P.M., New York, NY; Walt Evans, Norristown, PA; Dennis Fassman, D.P.M., Westhury, NY; Mary Jo Feeney, R.D., Los Altos, CA; Anne Felts, M.S., A.T.C., Lawrenceville, GA; Jeffrey Ferber, D.C., Monterey, CA; Lee Fidler, Stone Mountain, GA; Cathy Fieseler, M.D., Chagrin Falls, OH; Jennifer Finley, M.D., Overland Park, KS; Kenneth Finn, M.D., Colorado Springs, CO; Michael Flax, M.D., Albuqurque, NM; Francene Fleegler, M.D., Radnor, PA.
"This is really a fabulous service and well worth the membership (actually exceeds any membership fee). Hopefully, I won't need to use the service again, but I'm happy knowing that "running-aware" professionals are available." Charles Orme-Rogers
Michael Fredericson, M.D., Stanford, CA; Cynthia Garcia, M.D., Harlingen, TX; James Gardiner, D.P.M., Yonkers, NY; Matthew Garoufalls, D.P.M., Chicago, IL; Frank Gasparovic, D.C., A.T.C., Sewell, NJ; Robert Gessler, M.D., Columbia, MD; Michelle Gilles, R.D., Sacramento, CA; Bernard Gitler, M.D., New Rochelle, NY; Alicia Glasso-Kaiser, P.T., Allison Park, PA; Anthony Goldman, M.D., Tampa, H.; Gary Gordon, D.P.M., Glenside, PA; Dan Gorman, A.T.C., Alliance, OH; Blair Gorsuch, M.S., Peoria, IL; Robert Gotlin, D.O., New York, NY; William Granberry, M.D., Houston, TX; Theresa Guise, M.D., San Antonio, TX; John Hagan, III, M.D., Kansas City, MO; James Halligan, M.D., New York, NY; Jon Halperin, M.D., La Mesa, CA; Carol Hamilton, P.T., Frederick, MD; Arnold Heitner, D.C., Stuart, FL; Stanley Herring, M.D., Seattle, WA; Keith Hertling, M.S., Topeka, KS; Thomas Highland, M.D., Columbia, MO; James Hill, M.D., Chicago, IL; David Hollifield, M.D., Decatur, GA; Mary Holloran, C.Ped, Sunset Hills, MO; Stephen Holt, Baltimo re, MD; Jeffery Hubbard, M.D., Clovis, CA; Fritz Huber, Ed.D., Thlsa, OK; Barton Huddleston, M.D., Culiman, AL; Craig Huddy, Ph.D., El Paso, TX; Larry Hull, M.D., Centralia, WA; Richard Humiaski, D.C., East Norwich, NY.
"The responses were much more clear than I expected. I was surprised to receive such a detailed report from a physician at such as prestigious institution as Mayo Clinic. Thank you!" Peter Breen
Virginia Inglese, RD., Fairfax, VA; David Jackson, M.D., Lexington, KY; Michael Jackson, M.D., Brookfield, WI; Herbert Jacobs, M.D., Westminster, CO; Carlos Jimenez, M.D., Silver Spring, MD; Douglas Johnson, M.D., Morganfield, KY; Calvin Johnson, M.D., Oklahoma City, OK; Robert Johnson, M.D., Minneapolis, MN; Sheldon Kabaker, M.D., Oakland, CA; Marc Katz, D.V.M., Silver Spring, MD; Patricia Kearney, R.D., Stanford, CA; Ben Kibler, M.D., Lexington, KY; Gina Kim, D.C., Kahului, HI; Ronald Kleinman, PT., Akron, OH; Susan Kosharek, R.D., Rochester, MN; Patty Kulpa, M.D., Tacoma, WA; Tom LaFontaine, Ph.D., Columbia, MO; David Laha, D.P.M., Overland Park, KS; Sarah Laidlaw, R.D., Glade Park, CO; Robert Laing, M.D., Racine, WI; John Lamb, M.D., Nashville, TN; Mark Landsman, D.P.M., New York, NY; Debbie Lavender, PT., Ballwin, MO; Kim LeBlanc, M.D., Ph.D., Breaux Bridge, LA; Douglas Lentz, C.S.C.S., Chambersburg, PA; Jack Lesyk, Ph.D., Beachwood, OH; Carson Lewis, M.D., LaJolla, CA; David Lief, D.P.M., Irving, TX; St eve Linsenbardt, Springfield, MO; Joseph Liotti, D.O., Fairfield, NJ; Howard Liss, M.D., Englewood, NJ; Kenneth Loud, PT., Chesapeake, VA; Raymond Lower, M.D., Landstown, VA; Paul Lunseth, M.D., Tampa, FL.
"I was very impressed with the responses I received I received acknowledgements from The Clinic by e-mail and regular mail, which was helpful in letting me know that my inquiry had been received. The first doctor to respond called me within two weeks and spent a fair amount of time giving me helpful information. The second response was in a letter and contained valuable and helpful advice. Thank you very much for this service." Kim McDaniel
Houston MacIntosh, M.D., Washington, DC; Brian Magna, P.T., A.T.C., Avon, CT; Lewis G. Maharam, M.D., New York, NY; Brian Malocco, M.D., Palm Harbor, FL; Gerard Malanga, M.D., West Orange, NJ; Reed Mangels, Ph.D., RD., Amherst, MA; Ann Manzi, M.S., R.D., Beverly Farms, MA; Michael Marcus, D.P.M., Montebello, CA; James Marzec, M.D., Bayshore, NY; Mark McKeigue, D.O., Flossmoor, IL; Edward Mascioli, M.D., Needham, MA; John McPhail, MA., C.R.C., Okemos, MI; Monica Mehta, M.D., Jersey City, NJ; Robert Meislin, M.D., Phoenix, AZ; Richard Mendelsohn, D.P.M., Fairfax, VA; Michael Method, M.D., M.P.H., Biloxi, MS; Bill Mercer, P.T., Roanoke, VA; Don Metzger, M.Ed., C.S.C.S., Medina, OH; Bruce Miller, D,D.S., Dallas, TX; Klaud Miller, M.D., Evanston, IL; Mark Miller, D.P.M., Bakersfield, CA; Todd Miller, M.D., Rochesteir, MN; Gene Mirkin, D.P.M., Silver Spring, MD; Jeffrey Moore, D.P.M., Lancaster, OH; Alfred Morris, Ph.D., Washington, DC; Michael Mullin, A.T.C., Mill Valley, CA; David Nagel, M.D., Concord, NH; Edward Nessel, RPh., MPH., Edison, NJ; David Nonweiler, M.D., Tulsa, OK; Patrick Nunan, D.P.M., Cincinnati, OH; Talal Nsouli, M.D., Burke, VA.
"I'm so thankful for the AR&FA Clinic, as it puts us in touch with doctors who know about medical problems that relate to the athlete!" Prudy Robertson
David O'Brien, Jr., M.D., Indianapolis, IN; Mary Kay O'Neill, M.D., Seattle, WA; John Owens, M.D., Tenafly, NJ; Ganesh Pandian, M.D., Van Nuys, CA; Kirk Pappas, M.D., Santa Rosa, CA; Frederick Parker, Ill, M.D., Manassas, VA; Ben Pearl, D.P.M., Arlington, VA; Alan Peppard, P.T., A.T.C., Canandaigua, NY; Andrea Pernell, M.D., Las Vegas, NV; Judith Peterson, M.D., Philadelphia, PA; Martin Pomphrey, Jr., M.D., Starkville, MS; Bernard Portner, M.D., Honolulu, HI; Morris Prigoff, D.P.M., Dallas, TX; Stephen Rapposelli, PT., Hockessin, DE; Mary-Giselle Rathgeber, MS., RD., Flanders, NJ; Robert Redmond, Ph.D., Springfield, VA; James Reeves, D.P.M., Lawrence, KS; Michael Remy, D.C., Glen Head, NY; Roger Rettig, P.T., Broomfield, CO; Kenneth Richter, D.O., Pontiac, MI; Carle Rollins, D.P.M., Winnetka, IL; James Ronga, D.C., Cherry Hill, NJ; Daniel Rosenberg, M.D., Trenton, NJ; Jeffrey Ross, D.P.M., Houston, TX; Paul Ross, D.P.M., Bethesda, MD; Mark Rubenstein, M.D., West Palm Beach, FL; Robin Ruhwedel, R.D., San Diego, CA; Lorne Runge, M.D., Syracuse, NY; Joseph Rusinowski, P.T., Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Joel Saal, M.D., Menlo Park, CA; Jan Henrik Salge, P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S., Cocoa, FL; Maribeth Salge, P.T., C.S.C.S., Cocoa, FL; John Schnell, M.D., Cleveland, OH; Charles L Schulman, M.D., Brookline, MA; Robert Scott, M.D., Solana Beach, CA; Loren Seagrave, Lilburn, GA; Douglas Seckendorf, D.C., New York, NY; David Selig, D.P.M., New York, NY; Anthony Sheplay, M.D., Grand Junction, CO; Kel Sherkin, D.P.M., Scarborough, Ontario; Marc Sherman, M.D., Cincinnati, OH; William Simpson, Jr., M.D., Charleston, SC; Anthony J. Slowik, D.P.M., Corpus Christi, TX; Carol Smokler, Ph.D., Ann Arbor, MI.
"The information given was better than what my primary care doctor gave me. I am working with the stretching program described in the Clinic response and believe I will get better." Ed Pitard
Saad George Sobhy, M.D., Syracuse, NY; Victor Sobolewski, III, DO., Whitewater, WI; Mindy Solkin, New York, NY; C.L. Sorenson, D.C., St Cloud, MN; John F. Sousa, D.C., Soulsbyville, CA; Ted Spears, M.D., Austin, TX; Neil Spiegel, D.O., Rockville, MD; Terry Spilken, D.P.M., New York, NY; Adam Spector, D.P.M., Silver Spring, MD; Cheryl Garley Steen, D.C., Woodland Park, CO; Lisa Steffensen-Gamrath, D.O., Bellevue, WA; Annette Stevko, D.C., Portland, OR; Gregory Stewart, M.D., New Orleans, LA; Alvin Stinson, Ill, M.D., Birmingham, AL; David Stone, M.D., Pittsburgh, PA; Steven Subotnick, D.P.M., M.S., Hayward, CA; Lawrence Sweet, M.D., Southfield, MI; Michael Tafreshi, D.C., Ridgewood, NY; Ronald Takemoto, M.D., San Diego, CA; Robin Tanner, M.S., R.D., Columbia, SC; Jonathan Tarrash, M.D., Dekay Beach, FL; David C. Tattan, D.O., Jamestown, MI; David Tranchita, PT., Boulder, CO; Brian Trautz, D.C., C.C.S.P., Sparta, NJ; George Tsatsos, D.P.M., Chicago, IL; Nanette Tummers, M.S., Ed.D., Coral Gables, FL; Gregory Tymon, East Stroudsburg, PA.
Viviane Ugalde, M.D., Sacramento, CA; Coralee Van Egmond, D.C., Arlington, VA; Gerard Varlotta, D.O., New York, NY; Charles Vickers, D.C., Lakeland, FL; Joanne Vitanza, M.D., Aurora, CO; Edward Vivoda, M.D., Marysville, MI; Tony Vlahovic, C.S.C.S., Doylestown, PA; Charles Walker, M.D., Bainbridge, GA; Zane Walsh, Jr., M.D., Fayetteville, NC; Stuart Weinstein, M.D., Seattle, WA; Lori Weisenfeld, D.P.M., New York, NY; David Weiss, M.D., Chicago, IL; Katherine Weller, M.D., Eugene, OR; Peter Wernicki, M.D., Vero Beach, FL; Richard Wilcox, D.C., Kahului, HI; Robert Wilder, M.D., Dallas, TX; Richard Wilson, D.P.M., Melbourne, FL; Edward Winslow, M.D., Chicago, IL; Thomas Woltz, M.A., Houston, TX; Michael Yessis, Ph.D., Escondido, CA; Charles Young, M.D., Alexandria, VA; Jeffrey Young, M.D., Hastings On Hudson, NY; Kathleen Zechaneister, Ph.D., Seal Beach, CA; James Ziccardi, D.O., Somers Point, NJ; and Philip Zinni, DO., Modesto, CA.
If you are a sports medicine specialist who would like to volunteer your expertise, please let us know. We have Clinic Advisory Board vacancies in these specialities: coaching, neurology, cardiology; obstetrics/gynecology; physiatry, orthopedics, primary care sports medicine, pharmacology, and podiatry.
RELATED ARTICLE: Ask the Clinic!
Are you bothered by an injury? Do you have a training or diet question? If so, ask The Clinic, in care of AR&FA, 4405 East West Highway, Suite 405, Bethesda, MD 20814, FAX (301)913-9520, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Hand-written FAXed letters will not be accepted. Free personalized sports medicine, training, and diet advice is an exclusive benefit for AR&FA and AMAA Members only. Include as much relevant information as possible about you (age, weight, etc.) and your injury (type and location of pain), training schedule (typical weekly workouts, pace, surface), athletic and medical history, sole wear, recent changes in training, etc. Type or print your letters. Include your address and phone number in case the Advisor has additional questions or would like to discuss your case with you. Responses usually take three to four weeks, but can take as long as five.
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|Date:||Jan 1, 1999|
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