Congratulations to Dr. William Felix-Rodriguez, Alumni Class of 2005, for his achievements as NBA Medical Director

Dr William FelixAs a medical consultant for the National Basketball Association, he will lead the medical logistics team for USA Basketball in preparation for and during the 2016 Olympic Games. As part of his duties, Dr. Felix will travel to Rio prior to the Games to explore and vet a variety of medical facilities and EMS services to provide services to USA Basketball players in case of injury during their time in Brazil. “We want to have the best possible care standing by for these world-class athletes who will represent our country in the Olympics,” Dr. Felix says. “We look at the quality of the facilities, the technology available and make sure that confidentiality can be guaranteed.” During the Games, Dr. Felix will coordinate USA Basketball’s medical contingent in the basketball arena, and serve as a first-responder in a medical crisis for NBA staff. Since 2010, he has served as the Medical Director Global Games Clinical Consultant for the NBA during local and national events, including the 2012 Olympic Games in London and also he is medical consultant for CNN.

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