Dr. Bennett is the mother of two. Her son is a Petroleum Engineer and her daughter is currently at the University of Alabama. Her daughter is what spearheaded this research. While in high school she became ill. Over 2 years she had several unnecessary surgeries, several heart attacks, saw over 40 specialists, was dismissed from care more times than most people see doctors in a lifetime and was finally diagnosed with a genetic disorder that causes systemic inflammation. What was learned from the experience, we didn't know enough about our children's baseline normals. Normal reference ranges on this demographic aren't established from healthy children but rather from children that had testing done while sick with the result of the test being considered normal. Dr. Bennett set out to change that and help the next parent and child.
Dr. Bennett contributes her time to perform the exams and is the Researcher the IRB is under.
Dr. Brockie is a board certified Anatomic & Clinical Pathologist and she serves as the Medical Director for Adolescent Sports Metrics (ASM). She has 25 years of experience and is currently the Medical Director for the Biomat Plasma Center in Carrollton, Texas. Dr. Brockie served as the Associate Medical Director for the SW business unit of Quest Diagnostics for 13 years. Before that, she spent 6 years with Ameripath and 5 years with the Dallas VA and UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Brockie attemedical school at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) located at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her combined anatomic and clinical pathology residencies at The University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW).
Dr. Hamadeh is a Cardiologist and a graduate of Jordan University of Science and Technology. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and is currently finishing a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is an accomplished swimmer and competed on the Jordanian Olympic Swim Team in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Mr. John Clougherty is a graduate from Indiana University Bloomington with a B.S. in A.T., Kinesiology and Exercise. John also received a M.S. degree in Athletic Training from University of Arizona. He was the head athletic trainer for Richardson High School in Richardson Independent School District until 2 years ago when he retired and joined Adolescent Sports Metrics.
Mr. Scott Smith is a Licensed Athletic Trainer and was with Garland High School for 31 year before retiring in May 2019. He was chosen as the 2009 Region 3 Trainer of the Year by the Texas High School Coaches Association. He graduated from Garland H.S. in 1980 and was selected as the All-District kicker in football his senior year. He graduated from Tarleton State and was selected as the All-Conference punter. He was selected to join the NAIA All-Academic team in 1986. He is the first TSU graduate to become a Licensed Athletic Trainer. He is married with two grown children.
Dr. Oggero is an Italian engineer who, after graduating from the Politecnico di Torino (Italy), got her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. She is now a partner in Vestibular Technologies, LLC (Cheyenne WY), a leading manufacturer of CAPS® computerized dynamic posturography systems. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wyoming (Laramie, WY). Her main interests are Functional Neurology (with special emphasis on the consequences of injuries/neurological deficits on brain function), Biomechanics (human locomotion and postural control), Mechanical Engineering (sensors and transducers design, car safety and crash-worthiness, quality system control), and Computer Science (software documentation, medical user oriented software interface design, and mathematical modeling of biological systems). She has written several book chapters and published more than 50 papers on these topics. She is a reviewer for “Gait and Posture”, an associated editor for “Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation”, and holds the title to 4 US patents.
Ms. Melana Baker is a current Senior at Texas Woman's University studying Psychology. She has high aspirations to study medicine at UT Southwestern for a MD PhD, and to practice internal or family medicine. She is very passionate about: the research being conducted at Adolescent Sports Metrics, enjoying nature, caring for her two cats and a turtle, journaling, and reading.
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