Warthogs in the News
Putting the exercise back into Sports and Exercise Medicine!
Dr. Matthew Kampert was recently featured for helping bring state of the art exercise equipment and expert instruction and care to one of Cleveland's poorest neighborhoods.
Dr. Matthew Kampert, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine and Endocrinology Specialist, is making a true difference in population health by changing the way we think about Exercise Medicine - one patient at a time. His innovative approach brings the best in physical fitness equipment to some of the patients who need it most. Many of these patients may not have easy access to fitness equipment and often may not know how to workout. Through his efforts he is not only changing lives, he is changing lifestyles - the true key to fighting the obesity epidemic and maintaining healthy habits long-term. Dr. Kampert has been able to not only fight obesity but also improve the health of his patients, getting many off of their chronic medications through this very innovative approach. To quote Dr. Kampert - "Patients are becoming athletes".
Easy Reider podcast series features Drs. John Bergfeld and Kurt Spindler.
Breanna Kebort MD's (PCSM 2021 - 2022) quick action helps save a life on the sideline.
Dr. Kebort, Game Official Tim Radley and Michelle Fowler ATC
Tim Radley, one of JCU-BW women's basketball game officials, suffered a cardiac arrest during halftime of a basketball game.
The CC Sports Medicine emergency action plan that was in place at the school was activated, and through rapid initiation of CPR and application of an AED, our Sports Medicine Fellow Dr. Breanna Kebort and our Cleveland Clinic athletic trainers Michelle Fowler and Andrew Mindek were able to resuscitate Mr. Radley. Of note, Dr. Kebort is an Emergency Medicine-trained physician and Michelle is a BLS instructor.
Mr. Radley was able to be discharged from the hospital within 3 days.
He was feeling so good that he was even able to come out to the JCU women's game this week to surprise everyone (photos below).