The Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA) named Elissa Kyrola, who works with UHealth Sports Medicine at University of Miami Hospital, Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year at its 41st Annual Clinical Symposium and Members Meeting. Kyrola was nominated by her colleague, Kari Riddle, an athletic trainer at UHealth Sports Medicine-Plantation.
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U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen presented a U.S. flag that had flown over the Capitol in Washington, D.C., to the team at the UHealth wheelchair clinic in recognition of their work with disabled patients. In attendance at the May 9 ceremony were Richard Ballard, CEO of University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, and Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.