Preventing Injuries In Student Athletes: Advice from Sports Medicine Experts

As student athletes return to school for Fall sports, it is important to stay healthy. Join a panel of sports medicine experts and orthopedic surgeons from Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) for a discussion about cardiac screenings, concussions and prevention of ACL injuries and throwing injuries.

Medical Experts include: 

  • Humaira Ashraf, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Team Physician, New Jersey City University (NJCU)
  • Peter Deluca, MD*, Orthopedic Surgeon, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC); Team Orthopedist, New Jersey Devils; Team Orthopedist, NJCU; Former Director of Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia Flyers; Former Team Physician, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jason Krystofiak, MD*, Medical Director of Sports Medicine, CBMC and the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes, Assistant Team Physician, Rutgers Athletics
  • Louis Rizio, MD*, Orthopedic Surgeon, CBMC, Team Orthopedist, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Kean University

*RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group providers

Moderated by:

  • Diana Toto, MS, Director, Sports Medicine and Business Development, Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Registration is required. To register, visit