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Kimberly G. Harmon, MD
Nick of Time Foundation Medical Advisory Board
Dr Harmon is board certified in Family Practice and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine She grew up in the Seattle area and then attended the University of Notre Dame where she was a student athletic trainer and played basketball She attended Indiana University School of Medicine, spending her first two years at the Notre Dame Campus and during that time serving as the head athletic trainer at St Mary’s College She completed her residency at Memorial Family Practice Residency in South Bend, IN where she was Chief Resident and received the Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Medical Education She was the Head Team Physician at St Mary’s College during that time She completed the Ball Memorial Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in Muncie, IN before moving back to Seattle
Since that time, she has worked at the University of Washington and currently practices at the Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium She has been a UW team physician since 1998 Currently, she is the Head Football Team Physician at UW and team physician at Bishop Blanchet High School
Dr Harmon is a Professor in the Department of Family Practice and Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine She is also the head of the Sports Medicine section in the Department of Family Medicine She lectures on a local, regional, and national level, and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Sports Medicine
Dr Harmon is active on a national level She is a past President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and currently sits on the board of the AMSSM Foundation She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Practice She has been a member of the NCAA Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sport committee and serves as a consultant to the NCAA on special projects
Dr Harmon’s research interests include tendinopathy, the use of ultrasound in sports medicine, sudden death in athletes, and concussions in athletes
She is the mother of four boys She and her husband, Mike, enjoy boating, playing, watching and coaching sports and socializing with friends
Jordan Prutkin, MD, MHS, FHRS
Nick of Time Foundation Medical Advisory Board
Dr Prutkin is a cardiac electrophysiologist who sees patients at the University of Washington Medical Center Montlake and Northwest campuses He treats patients with heart rhythm disorders with a focus on the ablation of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White, premature ventricular contractions, and ventricular tachycardia He is active in implanting and managing patients with biventricular devices, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD), and pacemakers, and is one of the most experienced operators in the Northwest with leadless pacemakers and subcutaneous ICDs He sees patients with inherited channelopathies and is also a sports cardiologist, with a large practice of competitive and recreational athletes and exercises of all ages His research interests include the reduction of sudden death in athletes He has lectured about the care of athletes at several national and regional meetings, including the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology scientific sessions
He went to college and medical school at Yale University, received a Masters of Health Sciences in clinical research from Duke University, completed residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and then finished his training in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Washington
He is the Medical Director of the Cardiology Clinic and Electrocardiography Lab at UWMC and Associate Director of the UW Center for Sports Cardiology Nationally, he is on the NCDR ICD Registry Research and Publications Committee, Vice Chair of the Vizient Cardiovascular Council, and on the American College of Cardiology Electrophysiology Self-Assessment Program (EPSAP) Writing Committee He has 74 peer-reviewed publications and 39 book chapters
His personal interests include reading, music, spending time with his family, and Premier League soccer
Jonathan Drezner, MD
Nick of Time Foundation Medical Director
Dr Drezner is a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington and Director of the UW Medicine Center for Sports Cardiology He is board certified in Family Medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine He serves as a team physician for the Seattle Seahawks (NFL), Reign FC (NWSL), and the University of Washington Huskies men’s basketball, track & field, and cross country teams He is Deputy Editor for the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Vice-Chair of the NFL General Medical Committee, and past-President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (2012-13) He is also Director of the Division for Cardiac Injury in Sport for the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research Dr Drezner has dedicated his career to the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest and death (SCA/D) in young athletes and the development of effective models for prevention His primary research focuses on the incidence and etiology of SCA/D, cardiovascular screening and electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation in athletes, and emergency response planning and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the school and athletic settings As Director of the UW Medicine Center for Sports Cardiology (wwwuwsportscardiologyorg), his mission is to transform the delivery of cardiovascular care in athletes of all ages and to promote safe physical activity and sports participation The Center for Sports Cardiology is a unique collaboration between sports medicine and cardiology specialists to establish clinical and academic resources that advance the cardiovascular health and safety of active children, adults, and competitive athletes Dr Drezner has expanded the clinical services available to young athletes through advanced heart screens and multidisciplinary consultations He also helped develop the Cardiovascular Wellness & Prevention Program intended for master’s athletes and physically active adults A major educational initiative led by Dr Drezner was the development of the consensus International Criteria for ECG interpretation in athletes, and the accompanying ECG training modules available open access at https://uwsportscardiologyorg/E-Academy
Dr Drezner had the great honor of highlighting his scientific contributions as the opening keynote lecture on the prevention of sudden cardiac death in athletes at the 2011 International Olympic Committee (IOC) World Conference on the Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport, and again as the closing keynote lecture at the 2017 IOC World Conference Dr Drezner was also co-editor of the IOC Manual of Sports Cardiology and has over 150 publications in refereed journals
A complete list of his publications can be found at https://wwwncbinlmnihgov/pubmed/?term=DreznerJ%5BAuthor%5D
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