About Sports Medicine Consultants
SMC is a company with over 30 years of experience and proven success when working with event directors on the medical management, marketing, and volunteer recruitment for large scale athletic events. Sports Medicine Consultants can assist race directors with both long and short term medical planning, problem solving, regulatory compliance, and new strategy implementation.
All programs are designed to ensure a safe, enjoyable event for your athletes, spectators and volunteers. In many cases, we can assist with sponsorship packages that will support your medical program, allowing the medical aspect of your operation to now become a revenue producing part of your event. We have the knowledge and the tools to ensure that your event will meet and surpass the expectations of today's health care industry.
William Roberts, MD, MS, FACSM
Dr. Roberts is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Program Director at Phalen Village Family Medicine Residency Clinic in St Paul, MN. His special medical interests are in sports medicine and he has a sub-specialty certificate in Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow, Past President, and current Foundation President of the American College of Sports Medicine; a charter member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine; a founding member and past President of the American Road Race Medical Society; Editor in Chief for Current Sports Medicine Reports; an Editorial Board Member of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, British Journal of Sports Medicine, and Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine; the Medical Director for the Twin Cities Marathon; the Chair of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee for the Minnesota State High School League; and a member of the USA Soccer Cup Tournament Sports Medicine Advisory Committee. His research is in ice hockey and marathon injury. He has authored many research and educational publications in sports medicine, and has presented nationally and internationally on sports medicine topics.