Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

 

The Missouri Sports Medicine Hall of Fame honors medical professionals who have made long standing contributions that have had a significant impact on the profession of athletic training and the health care provided by athletic trainers. The leadership, dedication, and service of these individuals is recognized by athletic trainers across the state of Missouri. The Hall of Fame is currently housed at the offices of the Columbia Orthopedic Group in Columbia, MO.

Hall of Fame Members

 

1984

James M. Baker, MD – University of Missouri

Bob Bauman, RPT, ATC/R – St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

Oliver J. DeVictor – University of Missouri

Joe Dolan, EdD – Northeast Missouri State University

Robert Hyland, MD – St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

Bill Jones, ATC/R – Kansas City Kings (NBA)

Glenn L. McElroy, MD – University of Missouri

Bruce Melin, ATC/R – Washington University

Isadore Carl Middleman, MD – St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

Wayne Rudy, ATC/R – Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)

Fred Wappel, ATC/R – University of Missouri

Harrison Weaver, DO – St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

1985

Stanley London, MD – St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

T. Reed Maxson, MD – Central Missouri State University

Paul Meyer, MD – Kansas City Royals (MLB)

1986

Harvey Ray Michael, MD – Southwest Missouri State University

1987

Bernard Garfinkel, MD – St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)

Harlen C Hunter, D.O. – St. Louis Orthopedic Sports Med.

James T. Leslie, MD – Jefferson City High School

Paul T. McGannon, MD – Rockhurst High School

E.A. Porter, D.O. – Hannibal Senior High School

Aldo Sebben – Southwest Missouri State University

1988

Gary Hazelrigg, ATC/R – Col. Sports Med/Mo. Western Col.

E.L. Niedermeyer, MD – Tarkio College

John Omohundro, ATC/R – St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)

Ron VanDam, Ph.D, ATC/R – Central Missouri State University

1989

Richard P. Bowles, MD – William Jewell College

1990

Howard J. Ellfeldt, MD – Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)

1992

Red Williams, ATC/R – Southeast Missouri State University

Ivan E. Milton, ATC/R – Southwest Missouri State University

1995

Marion Morgan – Caruthersville High School

Pat Harr, MD – Northwest Missouri State University

John D. Rockwell, PT, ATC/R – St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)

Randy Biggerstaff, ATC/R – St. Louis Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1996

Gary Ward, PT, ATC/R – Southwest Missouri State University

Marion Wolf, MD – Southwest Missouri State University

Robert Burdge, MD – St. Louis University

1997

James H. Whitaker, MD – Rockhurst High School

1998

Erin L. Maloney, ATC/R – McCluer High School

2000

Ronald J. Dunn, ATC/R – Capital Region Sports Medicine

2001

David E. Colt, ATC/R – Northwest Missouri State University

2002

William M. Zeller, Jr., MD – Branson School District

2003

John R. Donnell, ATC/R – Lee’s Summit High School

D. Eric McDonnell, ATC/R – University of Missouri

Robert A. Shively, MD – Washington University

2004

John J. Krautmann, MD – Helias High School

Robin Meeks, ATC/R – Southwest Missouri State University

Richard Seagrave, MD – Midwest Sports Medicine Clinic

2005

Bud Epps, ATC, LAT – Kansas City Chiefs

David C. Kendall, ATC, LAT – Kansas City Chiefs

2006

Richard Lehman, MD – U.S. Center for Sports Medicine, St. Louis

William Thorpe, MD – Orthopaedic Associates of Southeast MO

2007

John Yetter, MD – Hazelwood East High School

2008

Pat Forbis, ATC, LAT – St. Mary’s Health Center

Glen Johnson, MD – Parkcrest Orthopedics

2009

Dawn Hankins, PhD, ATC, LAT – McKendree University

2010

Mark Adams, MD – Columbia Orthopaedic Group

Pat Smith, MD – Columbia Orthopaedic Group

2011

Peter Buchert, MD – Columbia Orthopaedic Group

2014

L. Tyler Wadsworth, MD –  Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine

2015

Gene Gieselmann, ATC – St. Louis Cardinals

Nick Swartz, ATC – Kansas City Royals

Wade Welton, ATC – Central Methodist University

 2016

Michelle Boyd, ATC – Truman State University

Karen Finnell, ATC – KD Consulting

Craig Klos – PT, ATC – Sports Rehab Physical and Hand Therapy

 2017

Joe Ritchie, MD – Orthopedic Specialists

Mark Dempsey, ATC – Peak Sport & Spine

Morgan Simpson, ATC – Citizens Memorial Hospital

2018

Rex Sharp, ATC – University of Missouri

Steven Stahle, MD – U.S. Center for Sports Medicine

Rick Wright, MD – Washington University / St. Louis Blues