NCAA names first chief medical officer
By Erik Christianson - NCAA.org
A nationally respected neurologist and the top medical official of tennis’ governing body has been selected as the NCAA’s first chief medical officer (CMO).
Dr. Brian Hainline will begin his new position in January 2013, said NCAA President Mark Emmert.
Hainline is a leading sports medicine advocate with more than two decades’ experience in the field. A physician in private practice and medical professor, Hainline currently serves as chief medical officer of the United States Tennis Association (USTA).