Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February Med School Cafe - 'Preparing for Race Day'

The February Med School Café lecture will feature Dr. Angus McBryde, professor and interim chair of the department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

His lecture, titled “Preparing for Race Day,” will be held on Feb. 23, 2016, at the USA Faculty Club on USA’s main campus. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon.  Dr. McByde will discuss running tips, including how to properly train for a 10K race and how to prevent injuries, as well as tips on race day nutrition.

Dr. McBryde served as team physician at the National Sports Festival in Baton Rouge, La., in 1983; the World Games in Yugoslavia in 1987; the Summer Olympic Games in Korea in 1988; and the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

From 2000 to 2005 and from 2012 to 2015, Dr. McBryde served as professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery and director of USC Sports Medicine at the USC School of Medicine in Columbia, S.C. He also served as director of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) Ankle and Foot Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala. Dr. McBryde practiced at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center with subspecialty care delivered to competitive athletes from 2005 to 2012.

Dr. McBryde received his undergraduate degree at Davidson College and earned his medical degree from Duke Medical School. From there he completed a general surgery internship and junior residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. McBryde then served two years in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam as well as a year at the Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego. He completed his orthopaedic residency at Duke Medical Center in 1971.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail kepartridge@health.southalabama.edu.

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