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Dr. Scott A. Rodeo Named Outstanding NFL Team Physician of the Year

The NFL Physicians Society (PFATS) reports that Scott Rodeo, MD, sports medicine surgeon at HSS and Head Team Physician for the New York Giants Football Team has been awarded the prestigious Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award. Dr. Rodeo was recognized as an outstanding NFL head team physician by the PFATS at the NFLPS Annual Scientific Meeting and Symposium during the NFL Scouting Combine. The award is given annually by PFATS to the NFL team physician who has made the greatest contributions to both the NFL and the profession of athletic training.

The Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award for Outstanding NFL Team Physician is presented annually by PFATS to a member of the NFLPS. First awarded in 1998, it is named for Jerry Rhea who was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Atlanta Falcons from 1969 until 1994 and worked as Assistant to the President of the Falcons from 1994 to 2001.

Read the full article at nflps.org.