Katherine Dec, MD, FAAPMR, FAMSSM
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose
Kathy Dec Curriculum Vitae

Katherine L. Dec, M.D., Curriculum Vitae, continued (1/15)

Katherine L. Dec, M.D.

 

 

Current Employment

              Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems

              Department of PM&R

              Egyptian Building, 4th Floor

              PO Box 980677

              Richmond, Virginia 23298-0677

Current Home Address

              Richmond, Virginia

             

Certification

              Physician License, Commonwealth of Virginia

              Fellow, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, ABPMR, 1994, recertified 2004, 2014

              Sports Medicine, ABPMR, 2007(inaugural), recertified 2017

 

Fellowship

Electromyography & Primary Care Sports Medicine, Michigan State University (MSU),  MI

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Virginia(now VCU Health Systems), Richmond, VA

Internship

Transitional Internship, St. Vincent's Hospital and Health Care Center, Indianapolis, IN

Education

1.              Albion College, Albion, MI: B.A. Chemistry and B.A. English

2.              College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, MI: M.D.

3.              Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring 1989

 

Prior Clinical Work 

              HCA Virginia, CJW Sports Medicine.  Richmond, VA  2005-2015

              Integrated Sports Medicine Institute. Katherine L. Dec, MD, LLC 1999- 2005

              Virginia Hand Center.  Richmond, VA  1998- 1999.

              Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Hospital.  Richmond, VA   1996-1998.

              Chippenham Sports Medicine Center—Columbia.  Richmond, VA  1994-1996.

             

PostDoctoral Training

  1. Postural Restoration:  An Integrated Treatment Approach to Patterned Thoraco-abdominal Pathomechanics.  2010
  2. Applied Techniques of Manual Therapy-Treatment of Common Extremity Dysfunction through Mobilization 2009
  3. Functional Foot and Ankle 2009.
  4. Assessment and Treatment of Human Gait Pathologies 2009.
  5. Gambetta Functional Assessment Update 2008.
  6. Plyometric Training in Youth –Dr. Chu, 2007.
  7. Nutrition and Exercise. Raleigh, NC, 2007.
  8. Nutritional Management of the Underlying Causes of Chronic Disease.  2000.
  9. Function of Muscles in Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes: Janda.  Ellicott City, MD.  1999.
  10. Zero Balancing.  Capitola, CA 1998.
  11. Training Mind-Body Medicine, Medical Symptoms and Cancer; Mind-Body Medical Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical University, 1998.
  12. Certified course in Exercise as an Adjunct to Manual Medicine. Tucson, AZ 1996.
  13. Advanced Team Physician Conference, ACSM/AMSSM/AOSSM.  Phoenix, AZ 1996.
  14. Certified course in Muscle Energy Level I, Michigan State University, Tucson, AZ, 1995.
  15. Certified course in Level I Myofascial Release Technique, Michigan State University, 1994.
  16. Certified course in Principles of Manual Medicine, Michigan State University, MI, 1993.
  17. Building Success with Lower Extremity Prosthetic Rehabilitation, 1992.
  18. Certified course in Upper and Lower Limb Orthotics and Prosthetics, Northwestern University,  IL 1992.
  19. Certified course in Locomotor Biomechanics and Applied Orthotic Therapy, Philadelphia, 1991.

Clinical Appointments

Residency Program Director, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VCU School of Medicine, 2019-present

 

Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PM&R), VCU School of Medicine,  VCU Health Systems, 2015- present

 

Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, VCU Health Systems, 2015-present

 

Director, Sports Medicine & Performance at Neuroscience, Orthopedics and Wellness Center VCU Health, 2015- present

 

Director, Sports Medicine Division, Department of PM&R, VCU Health, 2015-present

 

Board Member, Ossur Clinical Research and Fellowship Advisory Board, 2009- present

 

CJW Institutional Review Board (IRB), 2008-2019

 

Member, Department of PM&R, VCU Health, Musculoskeletal Endowment Committee, 2015-present

 

Member, Department of PM&R, VCUHealth, Spine Symposium Endowment Committee, 2016-2017

 

Member, Department of PM&R, VCUHealth, Jeff Erickson Endowment Committee, 2015-2019

 

Member, Department of PM&R, VCUHealth,Interventional Spine Endowment Committee, 2015-present

 

Member, Department of PM& R, VCUHealth, Pain Management Endowment Committee, 2015-present

 

Assistant Director, St. Francis Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2017- present

 

Physician member, VCU Nutritional Performance Team, VCU Athletics, 2017-present

 

Clinical Adjunct faculty, Chesterfield Family Practice Residency, 2004-2018

 

Medical Director, Women’s Sports Medicine, CJW Sports Medicine, HCA Virginia, 2005-2015.

 

Committees for Virginia Board of Education: Development of proposed guideline for policies on concussions in Student-Athletes. (pursuant to Senate Bill 652, House Bill 410 , Senate Bill 172), 2010

 

Medical Director, Mind-Body Medical Institute of Bon Secours Richmond, affiliate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical University 1998-2002.

 

Program Physician, Back To Work/Work Hardening at Sheltering Arms Bon Air, Richmond, VA, 1996-1998.

 

Physician Consultant for Healthy Weigh, Chippenham Sports Medicine Center, Richmond, VA, 1996.

 

Fellow, Sports Medicine, Michigan State University (MSU) Sports Medicine Clinic, MI, 1993-94.

 

Faculty/Attending, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, Michigan Capital Medical Center/MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, MI, 1993-94.

 

Clinical Instructor, Michigan State University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Osteopathic Medicine, MI, 1993-94.

 

Clinical Instructor, Course Introduction to Sports Medicine, MSU College of Human Medicine/College of Osteopathic Medicine, MI, 1993-94.

 

Research Assistant, Anti-Inflammatory Clinical Research, Upjohn Company,  MI, Summer 1986.

Awards

Post Doctoral:

              Fellow, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, 2019

              Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Department of PM&R, VCU, 2018

              Best Bedside Manner (Sports Medicine) 3rd. Our Health magazine, 2018

              Frank C. McCue, III, MD Sports Medicine Award, VHSCA 2011

              “Top Docs for Women” in Sports Medicine, Richmond Magazine.  2009

              “Top Docs” Sports Medicine, Richmond Magazine.  2006, 2008, 2010 annually through 2017, 2019

              Outstanding Educator in Sports Medicine, Chesterfield Family Practice, 2008

              Professionals Who Made a Difference, Longwood University, Virginia  2006

              Ken Davis Teaching Excellence Award, Clinical Physician, Hanover Family Practice Residency Program, 2005

Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame, 1996

USA Volleyball National Championships, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2005

Women MSU Intramural Basketball Champions, 1994

United States Volleyball Association Regional Champions, 1992

Graduate:

Midland County Medical Society Auxiliary Scholarship

 

Scientific and Professional Societies

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(AAPMR), Fellow

American College of Sports Medicine

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) , Fellow

American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Richmond Academy of Medicine

Medical Society of Virginia, 2015

 

Current Volunteer Clinical Responsibilities and Appointments

Past President, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Head Team Physician, Longwood University, Farmville, VA

Team Physician, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Consulting Team Physician, Virginia Union University, Richmond VA

Consulting Team Physician, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA

Consulting Team Physician, Richard Bland College, Petersburg, VA

Team Physician, Maggie Walker Governor School, Richmond VA

Member, Virginia High School League (VHSL) Frank C. McCue Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, 2001 – present

Medical Director, Richmond Marathon, Half Marathon, VCU 8K: 2016- 2019

Consultant Physician, Florida Panthers, NHL, Sunrise, FL 2015-2018

Volunteer Physician, United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO

 

Previous Volunteer Clinical Responsibilities

  1. President, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 2017-2018
  2. Member, Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, National Federation of State High School Associations 2012-2018
  3. Medical coordination, Sportable Preseason National Wheelchair Basketball Association Invitational Tournament.  Virginia. 2017.
  4. Consulting Physician, Veritas School, Richmond, VA 2014-2017
  5. Chairperson, VHSL Frank C. McCue Sports Medicine Advisory Committee: 2009-2017
  6. Chair, Search committee Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VCU Health, Spine and Sport program: 2015-2017
  7. Head Team Physician, Cosby High School, Richmond, VA 2005-2015
  8. Chesterfield County Public Schools Concussion Management Committee, VA, 2010-2015
  9. Sports Medicine Physician, US Paralympics, Beijing China.  2008.
  10. Sports Medicine Physician, US Paralympics Cycling, World Cycling Championships, Aigle, Switzerland.  2006.
  11. Team Physician, Huguenot High School, Richmond, VA.  1994-2005
  12. Sports Medicine Physician, USA Basketball—Women, Exhibition trip to Cuba.  2003
  13. Sports Medicine Physician, USA Medical Staff, Pan American Games, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2003.
  14. Head Event Physician, WUSA Soccer Training Session, Richmond, VA, 2002.
  15. Sports Medicine Physician, USA Medical Staff, World University Games, Beijing China, 2001.
  16. Sports Medicine Physician, NCAA Div.I National Volleyball Championships, Richmond, VA, 2000.
  17. Volunteer Physician, United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO, 1999.
  18. Sports Medicine Physician, John Hancock USA Gymnastic Championships – Indianapolis, IN, 1998.
  19. Sports Medicine Physician, Virginia State Games - Wrestling, Fort Lee, VA 1995.
  20. Sports Medicine Physician, AAU Virginia State Wrestling Finals, Richmond, VA 1995.
  21. Team Physician, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1993-94.
  22. Team Physician, Lansing Catholic Central High School, East Lansing, MI, 1993-94.
  23. Sports Medicine Physician, NCAA Div. I Track and Field Indoor Championships. 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994,1996.
  24. Medical staff physician, Regional Special Olympics Basketball Tournament, East Lansing, MI, 1994.
  25. Clinical Instructor, Casting & Splinting Workshop, College of Human Medicine/MSU, MI, 1994.
  26. Associate Medical Officer, Special Olympics State Poly-Hockey Tournament, East Lansing, MI, 1993.
  27. Staff, Rainbow Games (physically challenged athletes), Richmond, VA, 1993.
  28. Coordinator for PM & R Residency Sports Medicine Program, Richmond, VA, 1992-93.
  29. Sports Medicine Physician, World Masters Aquatic Championships. 1992.
  30. NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Assistant Team Physician, Richmond, VA, 1991-93.
  31. Cloverhill High School Team Physician, Richmond, VA, 1990-93.
  32. Sports Medicine Physician, World Gymnastics Championships (Olympic Trials). 1991.
  33. Sports Medicine Physician, Skate America International Championships. 1989.
  34. Team Physician, Brebeuf Women's Sports, Indianapolis, IN. 1989-1990.
  35. Sports Medicine Physician, Pan Pacific Aquatic Games. 1989.
  36. Assistant Team Physician, Meridian High School, Sanford, MI. 1987-1988.
  37. Assistant Team Physician, Okemos High School, Okemos, MI. 1985-1987.
  38. Student Athletic Trainer, Albion College, Albion, MI. 1983-1985.

Other Scholarly Activities

  1. Panel, AAPMR multi-specialty Concussion Statement for consensus statement on Appropriate Use of Exercise and Medication in Concussion Treatment; AMSSM representative. 2018-present
  2. Selected Committee writing member, AMSSM Sports Related Concussion Position Statement (Revision), 2017-2019
  3. Program Planning Committee, AMSSM Annual Meeting 2018. 2016-2018
  4. Program Planning Committee, NFHS/NATA/AMSSM National Sports Medicine Summit 2017-2018
  5. First Vice President, Executive Committee of AMSSM Board of Directors. 2015-2016
  6. Program Planning Committee, AMSSM Annual Meeting 2017. 2015-2017
  7. Program Committee NATA/AMSSM Collaboration for Sports Safety Symposium.  2014- 2017
  8. AMSSM Practice and Policy/Advocacy Committee 2011 – present.
  9. Co-author/Review, UpToDate™ educational source. Neck pain.  2007- present
  10. Physician, USA Swimming Sports Medicine and Science Network.  2008- present.
  11. AMSSM delegate, Team Physician Consensus Conference for Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement. ACSM. Orlando, FL 2017.
  12. AMSSM delegate, Joint Comission on Sports Medicine and Science.  Columbus, OH. 2017.
  13. St Edward Epiphany School Athletic Board.  2015- 2017.
  14. Program Planning Co-Chair, Hip Osteoarthritis: Defining Standards of Clinical Management.  Ossur Academy. 2016-2017.
  15. Co-Director, Program Committee, VCUHealth Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. 2016-2017.
  16. AMSSM International/Inter-Organizational Relations committee.  2010 – present.
    1. Liaison to AAPMR 2010-2015
    2. Liaison to NFHS 2011-2018
  17. Physician for USA Gymnastics’ National Health Care Referral Network.  1998-present.
  18. AAPMR: Think Tank- Concussion committee, Concussion 2016
  19. Presidential task force for Advocacy, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, 2015-2017
  20. Virginia Commission on Youth.  Advisory Round Table, Concussion, 2015- 2016
  21. Program Planning Co-Chair, Knee Osteoarthritis:  Defining Standards of Clinical Management.  Ossur Academy. 2015- 2016.
  22. Concussion Prevention & Assessment task force, VHSL, VA 2010-2015
  23. AMSSM PQRS, Quality Measures Task Force 2011-2016.
  24. Second Vice President, Executive Committee of AMSSM Board of Directors. 2015-2016.
  25. Secretary-Treasurer, Executive Committee of AMSSM Board of Directors.  2011- 2015.
  26. Economics Committee, AMSSM.  2010- 2011.
  27. Pronouncement Committee, AMSSM 2010 – 2012.
  28. Musculoskeletal Member Council, AAPMR.  2010.
  29. Board of Directors, AMSSM.  2003 – 2007.
  30. Executive Committee,  Board of Directors, AMSSM: 2006-2007.
  31. Planning Committee Annual AMSSM Meeting, AMSSM 2003, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2016.
  32. Public Relations Committee, Chair, AMSSM.  1999-2008.
  33. Membership Committee, AMSSM. 2002-2003.
  34. Diversity Committee, AMSSM. 2004-2006.
  35. Board of Clinic Advisors for American Running Association. 1995-2008.
  36. Medical Reviewer for medical publisher and scientific journal.  1997-2011
  37. Internet Committee, AMSSM.  1999-2002.
  38. Clinical pathway for Alternative Medicine/Integrated Medicine. 2000
  39. Education Committee, AMSSM.  1998-2002.
  40. Member of Columbia-HCA Professional Advisory Committee [P.A.C.](1995-1996).
  41. Member sub-committee on protocol for low back pain management, Columbia-HCA, P.A.C. (1995-1996).
  42. Member of Rehab Medicine Committee, CJW Hospitals (standing committee Board):  1995-96.
  43. Author, test questions for Family Practice Review Course.  1994.
  44. Author, test questions for Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.  1994.

 

Grants

Pediatric Brain Injury/Concussion Network (Children’s Hospital Foundation) 2018-2020, $3.9 million, Principal Investigator, co-Director

 

Research- Present

Clinical IRB approved (non-funded):

Site PI, Online survey ‘The Female Athlete and the dynamic relationship of Body Image Drives, Disordered Eating, Self-esteem, and Risky Secual Behavior.”  Tufts/VCU/Cambridge Health.

Jessica Knapp, DO Principal Investigator.  Pending publication/presentation

 

Principal Investigator: “ Before and after study design survey to assess coaches’ knowledge of Female Athlete Triad in secondary school setting” (unfunded) .  Evaluate knowledge base of secondary school coaches, and post-knowledge after simple educational tool. Commenced.

 

 

 

Publications

Dec KL, Kelly KC, Gilman JB. Management of adult sports concussion. In Concussion Assessment, Management and Rehabilitation. EDs B. Eapen, DX Cifu.(in press 2019)

 

Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, et al.  American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in Sport. Epub 1-31-2019 Br J Sports Med. 2019

 

Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, et al.  American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in Sport. Br J Sports Med. 53(4):213-225. 2019

 

Harmon KG, Clugston JR, Dec K, et al.  American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Position Statement on Concussion in SportClin J Sport Med 29(2):87-100. 2019

 

Huntoon E, Dec K, Caldwell M. “Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Limb” in Braddom’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 6th Edition. (submitted) 2019

 

Herring S, Kibler B, Putukian M et al (Bowman L, Dec K, Carson E, Franks R, Hecht S, Lebrun C, Matuszak J, Nattiv A, Boyjian-O’Neill L, Sutton K): Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement—2017 Update Current Sports Medicine Reports: May 2018 - Volume 17 (5) -163–171. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000482

 

Herring S, Kibler B, Putukian M et al (Bowman L, Dec K, Carson E, Franks R, Hecht S, Lebrun C, Matuszak J, Nattiv A, Boyajian-O’Neill L, Sutton K):Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement 2017 Update.  Med Sci Sports Ex.  2018.

 

Lazaro RM, Dec KL, “Knee Orthoses for Sports-Related Issues ”. In Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices, 5th Edition.  Editors Webster J, Murphy D.  Elsevier. 2018

 

Dec KL, Contract D.  “The Physically Challenged Athlete”.  In Netter’s Sports Medicine:  The Team Physician’s Handbook.   Editors Madden CC, Putukian M, Young CC, McCarty EC.  Saunders-Elsevier.  Second edition, 2018.

 

Dec K, Faulkens, R. Opportunity for Athletic Competition is Available to All Students. High School Today.  NFHS. November: 48-49. 2017.

 

Chang C, Coleman B, Dec K.  Smokeless Tobacco, E-cigarettes, Vaping:  What is the Real Deal?  High School Today. NFHS. March: 50-52. 2017.

 

Dec KL, Hupe J.  “Sleep: An Underrated Player in Athletic Performance”.  High School Today. NFHS. January: 56-57. 2017.

 

Dec KL, Benson L. “The Role of the Team Physician”. In Sports Medicine:  Study Guide and Review for Boards.  Editors Harrast MA and Finnoff JT.  Demos Medical Publishing.  Second Edition, 2017

 

Herring S, Putukian M, Kibler B, et al. Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement.  Team Physician Consensus Statement.  Med Sci. Sports Exerc.  48(1): 159- 171.  2016. PMID 26671311.

 

Herring S, Putukian M, Kibler B, et al.  Selected Issues in Injury and Illness Prevention and the Team Physician:  A Consensus Statement.  Team Physician Consensus Statement.  Curr Sports Med Rep. 15(1):48-59. 2016. PMID 26745173

 

Joy E, Van Baak K, Dec KL, et al.  “Wilderness Preparticipation Evaluation and Considerations for Special Populations”. Wilderness Environ Med. 26(4) supplement: 76-91. 2015.  PMID 26617382

Joy E, Van Baak K, Dec KL, et al.  “Wilderness preparticipation and evaluation and consideration in special populations” Clin J Sport Med: 25(5): 443-55. 2015. PMID 26340738

Dec K, Chang C.  “Vitamin D and Calcium:  Are You Deficient?”  High School Today.  NFHS. September 2014.

Dec K, McInerney S.  “Energy Drinks:  Not a choice as Fluid Replacement Drink for Athletes”.  High School Today.  NFHS.  October: 16-17. 2013.

 

Dec K, McInerney S.  “Proper Nutrition, Hydration—Not Energy Drinks—Lead to Athletic Success”.  High School Today NFHS. March 6(6): 30-31. 2013.

 

Dec KL, Benson L. “The Role of the Team Physician”. In Sports Medicine:  Study Guide and Review for Boards.  Editors Harrast MA and Finnoff JTDemos Medical Publishing.  2012.

 

Dec KL.  “The Physically Challenged Athlete”.  In Netter’s Sports Medicine:  The Team Physician’s Handbook.   Editors Madden CC, Putukian M, Young CC, McCarty EC.  Saunders-Elsevier.  2009.

 

Dec, KL.  “Groin Pain:  The Great Masquerader”.  Physician Perspective in Athletic Therapy Today.  July 2008.

 

Dec KL, Cole SL, Metivier S.  Screening for Catastrophic Neck Injuries in SportsCurrent Sports Medicine Reports: Current Science.  6:16-19.  2007

 

Dec KL. Foot and Toes chapter, and Challenged Athletes.  In ACSM’s Primary Care Sports Medicine 2nd Edition.  Eds DB McKeag, J Moeller. Wolters-Kulwer/Lippincoott Williams & Wilkins. 2007

 

Wilson E, Payton O, Donegan-Shoaf L, Dec, K.  Muscle Energy Technique in Patients With Acute Low Back Pain:  A Pilot Clinical Trial .  J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2003;33:502-512.

 

Dec KL.  “Non-operative versus operative treatment of disc injuries for athletes”. Current Sports Medicine ReportsCurrent Science. 2002.

 

Allen J, Dec KL.  (Ed) R Buschbacher. “Musculoskeletal and Medical Concerns in Women” In Practical Guide to Musculoskeletal Disorders:  Diagnosis and Rehabilitation. 2nd edition.  Butterworth Heinemann.  Boston.  2002.

 

Chang CJ and Dec KL. “ The Physically-challenged Athlete” in The Female Athlete.  (Eds) M Ireland, A Nattiv.  Saunders.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  2002.

 

Dec KL,  Sparrow K, McKeag DB.  The Physically-Challenged Athlete:  medical issues and assessment.  Sports Medicine.  29(4): 245-258.  2000.

 

Dec KL.  Recognizing the Female Athlete Triad.  Your Patient and Fitness.  May 1997.

 

McCoy RL, Dec KL, McKeag DB.  (Ed.) S. Kimmel.  "Management of Common Sports Injuries in Children" in Well Child Care--Volume II.  Primary Care Clinics.  March 1995.

 

McCoy RL, Dec KL, McKeag DB.  (Ed) S. Kimmel. "Caring for the School-Age Athlete" in Well Child Care-Volume     I.  Primary Care Clinics. December 1994.

 

Hough DO.  Dec KL.  Exercise-Induced Asthma and Anaphylaxis.  Sports Medicine.  18(3): 162-72.  1994.

 

Dec KL, Vasquez B.  The VanniniRizzoli Orthosis: An Unusual Case of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. (April), 74:441-444. 1993.

 

Rettig AC, Dec KL.  Anterior Compartment Syndrome: A case in Twins.  American Journal of Sports Medicine.  (submitted).

 

Stubbs D, Dec KL.  FDA proposal concerning Methylprednisolone sodium sulfate in cerebral injury &/or edema. (submitted).

 

Invited Lecture Presentations

  1.                First Job Negotiations. AMSSM Annual Meeting , Houston TX, 2019
  2.                W.I.L.L. instructional lecture—Learned Lessons to Leadership Panel. AMSSM Annual Meeting, Houston TX. 2019
  3.                Top 10 closed hand and finger injuries in Sports.  Grand Rounds. Department PM&R. Richmond VA 2018.
  4.                Current Concepts: To cut or not to cut: Non-surgical treatment meniscus injuries. Advanced Team Physician Conference. Charleston, SC. 2018
  5.                Exertional Leg Pain: Evaluation and Diagnosis. Advanced Team Physician Conference. Charleston SC. 2018
  6.                Seacrist, J, Dec KL. An Uncommon Cause of Acute Cervical Pain in a Pediatric Athlete: Case Report At Case Report Poster session for AAPMR Annual Meeting 2018
  7.                Hills A, Dec KL. Assessment & Management of Acute Low Back Pain in a Dancer with Bertolotti Syndrome: case report At Case Report Poster Session for AAPMR Annual Meeting 2018
  8.                What’s New with Concussion? Sports Medicine Essentials CHoR/ VCUHealth, Richmond VA 2018
  9.                Concussion: Mild Brain Injury: It is a Team Approach to Care. 2018 State Operated Programs of Virginia Conference:  Showcasing our Profession. Roanoke VA 2018
  10.            What is Sports Medicine? ACSM 65th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN 2018
  11.            Women in Leadership Lead Foundational Instructional Lecture, AMSSM Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 2018
  12.            Lazaro RM, Morgan J, Thakkar B, Dec KL, Williams DSB.  The Effect of Modified Arm Swing Patterns on Hip Adduction and Internal Rotation During Running.  At Research Abstract Poster session for Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, 2018.
  13.            Concussion: Current and Future Trends. 23rd annual VCUHealth Sports Medicine Conference.  Sports Medicine through the Ages.  Williamsburg, VA 2017.
  14.            Orthopedic: Sports Medicine Knee Exam. Practical Frontiers in Primary Care Conference. Richmond VA  2017
  15.            Lazaro R, Dec KL.  Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosed in an athlete with a Gait Abnormality. At Poster session for AAPMR Annual Meeting, Denver CO.   2017.
  16.            Lazaro RM, Dec KL. Cognitive Symptoms Following Brain Injury in a College Football Player [Case Report]. Poster presented at: 2017 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 26th Annual Meeting; May 12, 2017; San Diego, CA.
  17.            What Now? Workshop session fellows Sports Medicine. AMSSM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 2017.
  18.            Breakout Session: Things to Consider when Choosing an Educational Tool.  2017 Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport National Meeting. Kansas City, MO. 2017
  19.            Breakout Session: Strategies, Success and Pitfalls when Working to Hire an Athletic Trainer. 2017 Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport National Meeting. Kansas City, MO 2017
  20.            Breakout Session: The Role of Team Physicians in High School Athletics.  2017 Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport National Meeting. Kansas City, MO. 2017
  21.            Breakout Session: Establishing an Effective Emergency Action Plan.  2017 Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport National Meeting. Kansas City, MO 2017.
  22.            WorkshopGroup: Hip Osteoarthritis: Defining Standards of Clinical Management. Ossur Academy.  Laguna Hills, CA. 2017.
  23.            Managing Osteoarthritis – New Expert Consensus Protocols & Innovative: Biomechanical Solutions: Ossur Academy.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA  2016.
  24.            Non-Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA  2016.
  25.            Exertional Leg Pain in the High School Runner and Non-operative Treatment.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA  2016.
  26.            Concussion Collaboration between ATCs and Physician. Cole, S and Dec, K. Primary Care Sports medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA  2016.
  27.            Exertional Lower Leg Pain in a High School Runner.  Grand Rounds, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VCU Health. November 2016
  28.            If Not Now, Then When? Ossur Women’s Leadership Conference. Orlando, FL. 2016
  29.            Pre-event seminar: Richmond Marathon—common injuries in treatment tent protocol. Richmond, VA.  October 2016.
  30.            Lazaro RM, Thuku GI, Dec KL.  Poster : Gait Abnormality in a Tennis Player with Right Knee Pain. AMSSM Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. April 2016.
  31.            What’s the Evidence? 1. Flexor Hallucis Tendinitis: The Dancer’s ‘Achilles Tendonitis’, 2.Non-surgical Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, 3. Little Leaguer’s Shoulder: 3 months, A.U.K.M.  AMSSM Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. 2016.
  32.            Breakout Session:  Providing Athletic Training Services in Secondary School Setting. Workshop.  NATA/AMSSM Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sports. Indianapolis, IN. 2016.
  33.            Symposium Co-Chair: Knee Osteoarthritis: Defining Standards of Clinical Management. Dana Point, CA. Ossur Academy. 2016
  34.            Osteoarthritis Knee Symposium. Ossur Academy--Press interview/photo. Dana Point, CA. 2016
  35.            Round table discussion: non-operative hip pain and bracing.  National Sales Meeting. Ossur Americas. Cancun, Mexico. 2016.
  36.            Dance Medicine:Sports Medicine Management Model. Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA. 2015
  37.            Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport: Beyond F.A.T. Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA  2015.
  38.            Osteoarthritis in the Low Level Amputee.  International Prosthetic Symposium.  Rehab and Prosthetic Solutions for the Low Activity Amputee.  Orlando, FL. 2015
  39.            The Nuances of Function and Movement in the Kinetic Chain.  7th MuscleTech Network Workshop/4th ECOSEP Congress.  Barcelona, Spain. 2015
  40.            Keynote, Cosby Health Science Specialty Center Graduation.  2015
  41.            Junior Cyclists Conference UCI Road World Championships: Heat Injury. Richmond, VA. 2015
  42.            Energy Drinks Virginia policy: Collaborative Solutions for Safety in Sport National Meeting—A National Approach to Health and Safety Best Practices and Policy Change. NYC, NY. 2015
  43.            Female Athlete Triad:2014 and Beyond, Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA 2014.
  44.            Panel Benefits of Fitness from Sports Medicine, Leadership Session Chesterfield County Public Schools.  2014
  45.            Atypical Winging Scapula: 2 minutes Too Important to Miss.  AMSSM Annual Meeting.  New Orleans, LA. 2014
  46.            Optimal Health Through Nutrition Program - Session Energy Balance. HCA Virginia Workplace Wellness.  2013-2014.
  47.            Sports Related Concussion:  Closed Head Injury.  Cartersville EMS Continuing  Education Program.  Cartersville, VA  2013.
  48.            Differential Diagnosis of Hip and Pelvis Pain—Including Athletic Pubalgia.  CJW Sports Medicine:  The Foundation of Function—The Hip and SI joint Region.  Richmond, VA  2013.
  49.            “Head” Sports Concussion in symposium: The “4H’s” of Sudden Death in Athletes.  Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Assn (VATA) Annual Meeting.  Richmond, VA.  2013
  50.            Common Overuse Injuries in Adolescents.  Youth Sports & Safety Symposium.  VATA and VDH.  Richmond, VA  2013
  51.            Active By Design:  The Conservative Management of Knee Osteoarthritis.  Ossur America Academy video presentation.  February 2012.
  52.            Preventing and Treating Emergent Athletic Injuries:  Issues Specific to Female AthletesRichmond, VA.  2011
  53.            The Most Common Closed Hand, Wrist and Finger Injuries., and, Golden Nuggets of Management the Most Common Closed Hand, Wrist, and Finger Injuries.  From Pain to Performance,  International Sports and Exercise Medicine Upper Limb Symposium.  London, United Kingdom.  2011.
  54.            Moderator, Gait Assessment in Active Patients Session.  Annual Meeting American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  Salt Lake City, Utah.  2011.
  55.            Sports-related Concussions:  evaluation and management.  Primary Care Orthopedics Update.  Richmond, 2011.
  56.            Athlete Energy Deficiency Syndrome/Female Athlete Triad.  Stop it Before It Starts Conference.  Richmond VA  2011. 
  57.            Electrodiagnostics in Sports:  Overview.  Orthopedic Evaluation for Primary Care:  the Upper Extremity.  Richmond VA 2011.
  58.            Concussion Management:  Recognition, evaluation and return to play.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA.  2010, 2011, 2012.
  59.            The Conservative Management of Knee Osteoarthritis in Active Patients.  Dinner meeting symposium.  Ossur.  Richmond, VA.  2010.
  60.            Musculoskeletal Injuries in Vascular Technologists:  Prevention and Treatment.  CVVT Noninvasive Vascular Symposium.  Richmond, VA.  2010.
  61.            Dilemmas for the Team Physician:  “What Would You Do…”. ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. Baltimore MD.  2010
  62.            Clinical Correlations of Upper and Lower Extremity DiagnosesKeynote, Virginia State Clinic of NSCA.  Richmond VA  2010
  63.            Dance Injury and Prevention:  American College Dance Festival Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference.  Richmond, VA. 2010
  64.            Physical Therapy:  An Inside Look at Referral, Modalities and Treatment.  21st Annual Virginia Geriatrics Society Conference.  Williamsburg VA.  2010
  65.            Sports Medicine.  Girls in Medicine Camp-In.  Richmond VA  2010
  66.            Clinical Correlations of Upper and Lower Extremity Diagnoses.  Return to Play – Functional Integration.  CJW Medical Center.  Richmond, VA  2010.
  67.            Disordered Eating, Early Recognition and Physical Manifestations.  General Session:  Disordered Eating Issues in Athletics. VA Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting and Symposium.  Charlottesville, VA 2009.
  68.            Workshop Scapula/upper extremity.  Advanced Concepts for managing the Overhead Athlete.  CJW Medical Center.  Richmond, VA  2009.
  69.            Sports-related Concussions. VA Dept. of Education.  Longwood University.  Farmville,VA  2008
  70.            The Team Physician-Athletic Trainer Relationship:  VA Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting.  Charlottesville, VA  2008.
  71.            The Challenges of Athletic Hip Pain:  Advanced Concepts for Managing the Athletic Lower Extremity.  CJW Medical Center.  Richmond, VA  2008.
  72.            Bike Fit:  Medical Issues:  Virginia Dept of Education.  Pocahontas State Park.  VA.  2007.
  73.            Sports Safety:  Being Prepared.  Safe Schools & Safe Students in Virginia Workshop. VA.  2007.
  74.            Female Athlete Triad   7th Annual Virginia High School League Student Leaders Conference.  Richmond,VA. 2003.
  75.            Female Athlete Triad.  5th Annual Women’s Health Virginia Conference: Food and Fitness-- Lifelong Challenges.  Charlottesville, VA.  2002.
  76.            Starting your own sports medicine practice—workshop:  Starting and Planning, Marketing.  Annual Meeting, AMSSM.  2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.
  77.            Starting your own sports medicine practice—comprehensive workshop.  Annual Meeting AMSSM.  San Antonio, TX. 2001, Orlando FL. 2002, Albuquerque, NM 2007 & 2009.
  78.            Female Athlete Triad.  Women’s Health 2001:  Clinical Insights for the Practitioner.  VA.  2001.
  79.            Closed Hand and Finger Injuries. An In-Depth Approach to Current Issues in Sports Medicine.  American Academy Family Physicians.  Dallas, TX.  2001.
  80.            Orthopedic Hands-On Workshop Evaluation of the Knee, Shoulder and Ankle.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA. 1996 through 2005, 2007, 2009- 2012.
  81.            Orthopedic Hands-On Workshop:  Evaluation lumbar athletic spine, &, Myofascial trigger points.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA  2006, 2009- 2010.
  82.            Closed Hand and Finger Injuries.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA.  2001-2012.
  83.            The Geriatric Athlete. An In-Depth Approach to Current Issues in Sports Medicine.  American Academy Family Physicians.  Dallas, TX.  2001.
  84.            Flexibility and Strength Training.  An In-Depth Approach to Current Issues in Sports Medicine.  American Academy Family Physicians.  Dallas, TX.  2001.
  85.            Clinical Case Presentations:  upper extremity.  Panelist/Review.  American College Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.  Indianapolis, IN 2000.
  86.            Myofascial Pain, Differential Diagnosis: Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference. Williamsburg, VA  1999-2012.
  87.            Integrative Medicine in Occupational Musculoskeletal Injury.  National Assoc. of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector (NARPPS).  Williamsburg, VA.  1999.
  88.            Spine:  History, Examination and Treatment Strategies.  Workshops.  American Academy Family Physicians.  Sports Medicine:  An In-Depth Review.  Kansas City, MO.  1999.
  89.            Strength and Flexibility Training.  American Academy Family Physicians.  Sports Medicine:  An In-Depth Review.  Kansas City, MO. 1999.
  90.            Female Athlete Triad and Other Important Topics Women Should Know.  Virginia Assoc. Rehabilitation Nurses.  Richmond, VA. 1999.
  91.            Introduction to Complementary Medicine.  Virginia Occupational Health Nurse Fall Conference.  VA. 1998.
  92.            Clinical OrthopedicsExamination of the Cervicothoracic Spine and Upper Extremity.(workshop and lecture)  Annual National Conference American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Phoenix, AZ. 1998.
  93.            Clinical OrthopedicsExamination of the Lumbosacral Spine and Lower Extremity.(workshop and lecture)  Annual National Conference American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Phoenix, AZ. 1998.
  94.            What the Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician Should Know About “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy”.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA. 1997.
  95.            Exercise Issues in Women.  Department of Information and Technology.  VA. 1997.
  96.            Healthy Retirement:  Live Long and Prosper.  Philip Morris CorporationVA. 1997.
  97.            Acute Spine Injury:  Etiology and Treatment for Fast Recovery.  Breakfast Series.  VA. 1997.
  98.            Issues Surrounding the Female Athlete Triad.  Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association.  Charlotte, NC. 1997.
  99.            Arthritis and other Rheumatoid Disorders.  For P.A.C.E. training program (Arthritis Foundation). 1997.
  100.        Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:  Diagnosis and Treatment.  Breakfast Series.  Richmond, VA 1997.
  101.        Conference Chairperson & lecturer (Cervical Spine Injury), Primary Care Sports Medicine:1996VA. 1996.
  102.        The Foot Bone is Connected to the Leg Bone...Lower Limb Injuries.  Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Richmond, VA, 1996.
  103.        Clinical lectures Hanover Family Practice Residency program, 2002-2006.
  104.        Female Athlete Triad.  Grand Rounds, Richmond, VA. 1996.
  105.        Female Athlete Triad.  Primary Care Sports Medicine Conference.  Williamsburg, VA. 1995 through 1999.
  106.        Female Athlete Triad.  VA Athletic Trainers Assoc./VA P.E.H.E.R. State Conference.  Charlottesville, VA 1995.
  107.        Upper Extremity Mononeuropathies in the Athlete, CJW Doctor's Day, Richmond, VA 1995.
  108.        Orthopedic Hands-On Exam (workshop)VA Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conf., Richmond, VA. 1995.
  109.        Female Athlete Triad:  Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Richmond, VA, 1995.
  110.        Women in Medicine, "infomercial" -- television. Lateral Epicondylitis. Richmond, VA. 1994.
  111.        Clinical lectures to Chesterfield Family Practice residency programs: 1994-present.
  112.        Television interviews -- segments on back pain, exercise resolutions, World University Games, Headgear in Women’s Lacrosse, VA. 1994-present.
  113.        Clinical lectures to Blackstone Family Practice residency programs 1994-1996.
  114.        Healthbreak, "infomercial" -- television. Female Athlete Triad.  Richmond, VA . 1994,1995.
  115.        Female Athlete Triad.  Women’s Issues Symposium, Chippenham  Medical Center, Richmond, VA. 1995. 
  116.        Case Presentation, Scapular Fracture in Football.  AMSSM Annual Conference,  Palm Desert, CA. 1994.
  117.        Basics in Electromyography.  Graduate course, MSU:  Athletic Trainers, 1994. MI
  118.        Exercise Panel Facilitator and lecturer on Women's Issues in Exercise:  Third Annual Conference, Empowerment Issues 1994:  Wellness for Women. East Lansing, MI, 1994.
  119.        Acute Hand,  Wrist and Finger Injuries.  Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, "Boning up on Orthopedics" Spring Residents' Conference, East Lansing, MI,1994.
  120.        Compression Mononeuropathy of the Radial Nerve, case presentation, Grand Rounds, MSU (1994); C.O.M. Sports Medicine Program, MSU(1994).
  121.        Case Presentation, Upper Extremity Weakness During Physical Conditioning.  ACSM Annual Meeting,  Indianapolis, IN, 1994.
  122.        Physiatry & Sports Medicine:  A Nonsurgical Approach.  Sports Medicine Roundtable at NCAA Track & Field Division I Indoor Championships.  Indianapolis, IN. 1993.
  123.        Principles of Rehabilitation. Graduate course--- MSU: Introduction to Sports Medicine, 1993.
  124.        Hand, Wrist & Forearm Injuries.  Graduate course-MSU: Introduction to Sports Medicine, 1993.
  125.        Physically-Challenged Athletes.  Graduate course-- MSU: Introduction to Sports Medicine, 1993.
  126.        The Athletic Hand: The Dirty Dozen.  Grand Rounds, VA, 1992, MI, 1993.
  127.        Musculoskeletal Issues and Drugs in Athletics.  Robious School, VA, 1992.
  128.        Performing Arts Medicine: A Classical Case of Playing the Blues.  Grand Rounds, VA, 1991; MI, 1994.

Other Organization Service

Crestwood Volleyball Coach, middle school. Spring 2016

Middle School, Track and Field Coach, St. Edward Epiphany School.  2011-2015

Richmond Volleyball Club, member