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The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine

About the Series


The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine provides opportunities for health care professionals with an interest in physically active patients to learn from the best and brightest representatives of the various disciplines that comprise the broad field of sports medicine.


The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine is co-sponsored by Hope College, Shoreline Orthopaedics, Holland Hospital, and Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan.

Intended Audience

The series provides high quality, low cost professional education for students, educators, and clinicians. Athletic trainers, physical therapists, and physicians are particularly encouraged to attend.

Location and Time

All lectures begin at 7:00 pm. Lectures will be held at the Maas Center on the campus of Hope College. Click here for a Hope College campus map.

How to Register

Although pre-registration is not required, it is preferred. Please contact Kirk Brumels, Series Coordinator at (616) 395-7903 or e-mail at to pre-register. Attendance is free of charge.

DLSSM Sponsors

Hope College

Hope College has been a leader in the provision of sports medicine services and education. The 500 students who participate in 18 intercollegiate sports are cared for by a team of certified athletic trainers and physicians experienced in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Nutritionists, exercise physiologists, and psychologists are available to provide a holistic approach to injury management and performance enhancement. Hope College offers an accredited major in athletic training leading to certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. Alumni are employed throughout the country in professional, college, high school, clinic, and industrial settings.

Shoreline Orthopaedics

The board certified physicians and caring staff of Shoreline Orthopaedics have set the standard for quality orthopaedic care along the West Michigan Lakeshore for over three decades. Their skilled physicians and surgeons offer a wide range of expertise in orthopaedic care including Sports Medicine, Fracture Care, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Joint Replacement and Revision, Spine Care, and Hand Surgery.

Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan

The physicians of OAM’s Sports Medicine Center - Drs. Peter Theut, William Schwab, Thomas Matelic, and Michael Jabara - treat athletes of all ages and levels — from pediatric through high school and college, from weekend warriors to sports professionals — as well as the "industrial athletes" who perform physically demanding tasks at work.

Holland Hospital

As a leading rehabilitation provider in West Michigan, Holland Hospital offers a broad range of services to patients of all ages. A team of over 100 rehabilitation specialists provides inpatient and outpatient care as well as in-home services and support programs. Expert care, state-of-the-art facilities and personalized attention help speed patient recovery after an injury or illness.

Why You Should Attend the Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine

  • The lecture series provides an excellent source of high quality continuing education.
  • The lectures are free of charge
  • The lectures are offered at different times throughout the year, allowing you attend only those that fit your schedule.
  • The lectures provide information that will improve your clinical practice.
  • The speakers are nationally recognized leaders in their disciplines whose research has been widely applauded.
  • The lectures can help you fulfill your continuing education requirements. Hope College is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers (BOC provider # P2158).

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