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[EDITOR'S NOTES]

Congratulations to the Unsung Olympic Heroes

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 24 - NO. 9 - SEPTEMBER 96


A few hours before the bomb went off in Centennial Olympic Park, I was in the athlete's Olympic Village talking with Gail V. Anderson, MD, codirector of emergency services for the Olympics and acting chief of staff for Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. The Secret Service agents with him did not think there would be terrorist activity within the Village because of the amazingly tight security, including double or triple 10-ft fences that set off an alarm if you touched them and laser hand scanners to identify everyone who entered. The real threat, they said, was to the spectators—not in the sports venues, but outside where people congregated.

When the bomb went off at 1:20 am amid 50,000 people, 4 years of planning paid off. On-site security and first-aid workers were helping the wounded within seconds. Ambulances arrived within 2 minutes. Within 15 minutes, 100 doctors and nurses had been roused from their homes and were headed to duty at hospitals throughout Atlanta. The system worked.

So did care given by the entire medical staff of the Olympics, led by Chief Medical Officer John D. Cantwell, MD, an Atlanta cardiologist and a member of the editorial board of The Physician and Sportsmedicine, and Elizabeth Martin, director of medical services for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games. The athletes received first-rate treatment at all sports venues and in the Olympic Village Polyclinic. Spectators also had immediate care for everything from heat illness to myocardial infarction. Overall, the medical staff dealt with 10,000 medical encounters.

Many unsung heroes make the Olympics work so well. The Physician and Sportsmedicine would like to recognize one such group: the 561 physicians who offered their expertise and many days of their time. On page 6, we list them all. This is probably the only time most of them will see their names in print—but fame is not why these doctors volunteered for the Olympics.

Cordially,
Richard H. Strauss, MD
Editor-in-Chief

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Participating Physicians for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games

Albert J. Aboulafia
Bobby Joe Adams
William Clint Adcox
Marvin Adner
Rosemary Agostini
Jeffrey Albert
Robert Jon Albin
Joanne Bell Allen
Robert S. Allen
Ramon Amador
Gail Anderson
Gregory Anderson
Steven John Anderson
William Jeffrey Anderson
David Apple, Jr
William Armstrong
Guy Arnall, Jr
Sam O. Atkins
Eddie Allan Atwell
Andrew Auerbach
Mark J. Ault
Jonathan Gregory Austin
Bennett Jon Axelrod
Gregory Paul Bach
Donald Hosford Bailey
Erroll Jerome Bailey
Thomas Edward Bailey, Jr
Champ L. Baker
Julia A. Ballard
James B. Barlow
John C. Barnard
William Sydney Barnes
Barbie J. Barrett
Carlos F. Barroso
Philip Rodney Bartholomew
Tom Wirth Bartsokas
Robert Glenn Bashuk
Allen Randle Beecham
Michael James Behr
Dan Beless
David John Bennett
Michael P. Bernot
David W. Biggers
Alan Bimick
Bryan David Blake
Paul Ayres Blake
Phillip Stephen Bland
Jerome B. Blumenthal
Janet Goddard Boone
Gary Robert Botstein
Thomas Branch
Robert L. Brand
Richard Alan Brash
David Bray
Williams Harald Breidahl
Rick Aden Brewer
Jud Briggs
William Watson Briner
Alan Burchard Brown
Ruth C. Brown
Tamara Yvette Brown
George W. Brown IV
Douglas G. Browning
Gwynne Brunt
William J. Bryan
Cheryl Denise Bryant-Bruce
Joanna Buffington
Steven Roy Burkholz
Brian Burman
Vera E. Burns
Michael Busch
Janus Dale Butcher
Thomas Roche Cadier
Gloria Campbell-D'Hue
Everett A. Cantrell
John D. Cantwell
Keller Carlock
James A. Carter
Tom Cassity
Danko D. Cerenko
Marsha Jones Certain
Jacob S. Chachkes
Joe Chandler
Hansen Chang
James Emory Chapman
Dennis Cheat
Jack Paiyang Chen
Joel Chiu
Michael Christopher
Kenneth O. Cintron
Zoanne Arnett Clack
Thomas Sterling Claiborne, Jr
Cobb Clark
William Cleveland
Manley Clodfelter
Ray Cody
Richard W. Cohen
Millard James Collier, Jr
James Melvin Colville
Paul Conescu
Doyt L. Conn
Marc Connell
Jeffrey W. Cook
Ralph Cordell
Bennett Dixon Cotten, Jr
Scott Stephen Counts
Dennis Lee Cowart
Maureen Ann Cox
George Lee Cross III
Robert William Crow
Terrence Alan Croyle
Tim K. Crumpler
Brent Crymes
Robert Partee Cunningham
Jeffrey Curtis
Judson Pringle Cuttino
Melvin C. Dace
Booker Dalton
Alan Davis
Glen Davis
Eric Allan Deal
J. Robin DeAndrade
Peter Deblieux
Juliet DeCampos
Carol Van Rossum DeCosta
Thomas F. Deering
Bradley D. DeLay
Mercedes Luisa Delgado
Judith J. Dennis
Lora Claire Denton
Jerry A. DeVane
James H. Dew, Jr
Lee Diamond
Mark W. Diehl
Susan Dillard
Alan Dimick
Joseph H. Dimon III
William L. Dobes
John Lynn Dobson
Keith M. Dockery
Jerry Domescik
Frank Richard Don Diego
Howard Donner
John David Dorchak
Paul Douglass
John Drummond
Richard E. DuBois
James Dugal
Xavier A. Duralde
Michael Wayne Early, Sr
S. Boyd Eaton
Christopher Edwards
Patrick Egbc
Carolann Eisenhart
Ron Elliot
Norman Lynn Elliott
James M. Ellis
Keith E. Ellis
Louis J. Elsas II
Barbara C. Erwin
Goodman Basil Espy III
Harley L. Falbaum
Michael Fallon
Joseph Alexander Farquhar
Jeffrey J. Fassero
Keith Simon Feder
Laura Fehrs
Bernard Joseph Feldman
Stanley Fineman
Timothy P. Finney
Lamar Fleming
James Louis Fletcher, Jr
Enrique A. Flores
Jenelle E. Foote
Howard Leslie Fowler
John E. Fowler
Raymond L. Fowler
Erica Frank
Milton Frank III
Ellen Frauenthal
Robert W. Frederick
Laurence J. Friedman
Kenny Morgan Frontin
Leroy Robert Fullerton
Richard Nelson Fullerton
James F. Funk, Jr
William Mitchell Fuqua
Earl Eustace Gabb Jr
Timothy J. Garrett
Ronald Gebhart
Thomas L. German
Sandy Y. Gibson
Steven Alan Giles
R. Clark Gillett
Karen Marie Gilson
Richard Gitomer
James Eartha Gleason
Gregory S. Goings
Lawrence Leo Golusinski
Jose M. Gonzales
Louise A. Goodman
James Thomas Goodrich
James N. Gordon
Michael C. Gordon
Neil Gordon
Nick Gordon
Robert S. Gotlin
Charles Adam Gottlob
William J. Gower III
Richard Jude Greco
Agnes Green
Joel Anson Greenberg
Robert Thomas Greenfield
David Howard Greenwald
Joe Kenneth Griffin
John Michael Griffin
Letha Y. Griffin
Marcus Christopher Griffith
Patrick A. Griffith
William J. Grist
Carol Ann Grolnick
Mary E. Guinan
Michael D. Hagues
David Lee Hall
Alton Venson Hallum, Jr
Robert Evan Hancock
Jo Hannifan
Bill Hardcastle
Karen Virginia Harris-Moore
Eugene Orville Harrison
John Harsch
Don Hartig
Selwyn Hartley
Charles F. Hasbrook
David L. Hatmaker
Michael Terrance Havig
William Bryce Haynes, Jr
Charles W. Heard
Diane Linda Heath
Keith Sheldon Hechtman
John L. Hemmer, Jr
John Henderson
Ronnie Eugene Hendrix
John D. Henry, Jr
David Lawrence Higgins
Bob Hill
Charles Hill
Lloyd Hofer
Joseph I. Hoffman, Jr
Stephen Eric Holbrook
Mark Stephen Holcomb
David Glenn Hollifield
Mark William Hollman
Ken A. Hoose
John Thaddeus Horney
James A. Howard
Sean Huffman
Delwin Michael Hunt
Rebecca Jaffe
Valerie Jeanne-C. Jagiella
Arlon H. Jahnke, Jr
David M. Jenkinson
Robert M. Jennings
Albert Farah Johary
Oscar T. Johns
Janet Paige Johnson
Ray Loring Johnson
Nathaniel Johnson III
Farris Thomas Johnson, Jr
Janice W. Johnston
Richard Jones
Frank R. Joseph
Paul Francis Jurgenson
Robert Edward Karsch
Robert Kaufman
Arther L. Kellerman
Thomas R. Kelley
Robert A. Kelley
Ishtiaq A. Khan
Daniel Kittong Kim
Anthony Kimane Mwangi
Todd Edwin Kinnebrew
Carol A. Klingenberg
Cecil Dewayne Knight
Ronald Howard Koenig
Brenda Louise Koop
Jeffrey P. Koplan
Brian J. Kornblatt
Walter Jon Krickrich
Jack E. Krupnick
Steve S. Kutner
James Morgan Kyle
Keith Andrew Lamberson
Steve Lammert
Beverly Caren Land
Greer Larned
Stephen Fielding Larson
S. Robert Lathan
Jim W. Latimer
Rhonda Catherine Latit
William Reece Lee
Eric Lane Legome
Leslie Steven Leighton
Laurence Lesser
Gary Alan Levengood
Robyn Joyce Levy
Jefrey Lieberman
John H. Lloyd
Bert Loftman
Paul Lorenzen
Harry Love
David Lowance
Kermit Lowry, Jr
Thomas Lyons
Saundra Maass-Robinson
Paul Macik
Anthony Gunn MacIntyre
Dan Mackey
Allen G. Macris
H. Lance Mandell
William J. Manns
Stephen Charles Mares
Steven I. Marlowe
Robert H. Marmer
Dan Grier Marshburn
Joseph H. Martin
Ricardo Martinez
Michael L. Masiowski
Edward M. Mason
Willie Esther McAlpine
Angus Murdoch McBryde
John Peter McBryde
Melody Theresa McCloud
Leland McCluskey
Stephen M. McCollam
Allen McDonald
Kevin McGlothlen
John McGraw
Craig McKirgan
Calvin McLarin
Donald McLean
William McLean
Hugh McLeod III
Patricia Meadors
Patrick J. Meehan
George Meyer
Hymavati Mikkilineni
David Alan Milbrandt
Drew Vincent Miller
Stephen Barry Miller
James Milsap
William Mitch
Thomas Mizell
Karen Moore
Melvin Moore
Thomas Moore
Steve Moreland
James F. Morgan
Randall Morgan
Douglas Morris
Douglas Morrison
Rosemarie Morwessal
Billy Moscow
William Mulherin
John Mullins
Lissa Murphy
Paul Murray
Samuel Murray
Carlo Musso
Lily Salomija Naruscvicius
Larry G. Nassar
Romulo Navarro
Joe Nettles
Joseph Paul Newell
William Newton
Michelle Nichols
John Anthony Ogden
Michael Oleksyk
Brian Oliver
Maureen Olson
Brian Organ
James Orr
Salim Moutaz Osta
Jeffrey John Oyler
Bernard H. Palay
Marguerite Pappaioanou
Kenneth Parker
Monica Parker
Navin Patel
Glenda Patterson
P. Z. Pearce
David Peed
Don Penney
Mark Perni
Dee Pettigrew
Felicia Pharagood-Wade
James Phillips
Rogsbert Phillips
Frank Pickens
Ava Edwana Pierce
Donald Jude Pirozzi
Stephen S. Pohl
Myra McCoy Pope
Larry Powell
Lawrence Powell
Jack Hanson Powell III
Lawrence William Price
Virginia Price
Neal A. Priest
Bobby Darrell Prince
Pedro Pujol
Howard Neil Putter
Michael Quinones
Pablo Quintanilla
Ali Rahimi
Ethel Randall
Ashok Satty Reddy
Susan E. Reef
Richard Brian Reff
Jonathan David Reich
William Reichert
Owen Stanley Reichman
Richard Vladimir Remigailo
Gary Richter
Diane Rimple
Diane Ritter
William Oliver Roberts
Dirk Briscoe Robertson
Don E. Robinson
Joe Sam Robinson
Raleigh Robinson
Sheila Robinson
Todd Hunter Robinson
Andres Rodriguez
Chester P. Rollins
Jeffrey Vincent Rollins
Mark Rosenberg
David Rosenthal
Mark Rosing
William Roundtree
Matthew Roush
Marvin Royster
Cynthia Raye Rubio
Garth Stephen Russo
Natalie Russo
Paul Saenz
Joni Salmon
Steve Saltzman
Andrew Charles Sanders
Dusty Sanders
Leigh Ann Saunders
David Richard Schmidt
Todd Schmidt
Beth Ann Schnars
Robert Schwartz
Stan Sczeciensk
John Gray Seiler III
LInnette Joyce Sells
Craig Kailani Seto
Mark W. Shaffer
George W. Shannon
Ronald L. Shuler
Robert Daniel Shuman
Daniel Hal Silcox
Mark E. Silverman
Richard Simmons
Gary Steven Simon
Richard Simon
Mark Skillan
Wyman Platt Sloan III
Blake T. Smith
Cindy Elizabeth Smith
Kathleen Smith
Mallory Smith
Michael W. Smith
William Moore Smith
Troy Michael Smurawa
Harry Snapperman
Neil Snoddy
Guy Howard Sommers
Harold Sours
Mary Louise Sparkes
John Gerard Spellman
Rosemarie Spillane
Luther David Stacy
Thomas Maury Stanley
Timothy Roger Stapleton
Peter Steckl
Prentice Steffen
James Paul Steinberg
Ronald Stephens
Clay Lynn Stewart
Richard G. Stiles
Alvin Perry Streat
Warren Strudwick
Karen D. Summers
Timothy N. Taft
Pedro L. Tamayo
Alacia Joy Tarpley
Larry R. Taub
Tom Terrell
Glenn C. Terry
Ed Thomas
Melvin H. Thomas
Randal Jay Thomas
William Kevin Thomas
James W. Thompson
Otis Edward Tillman
Kathleen Elizabeth Toomey
Alex E. Torres
Corbett Harold Turner
Gregory Howard Tuttle
James Upshaw
Arthur Valadie
James Van Buren
Scott Van Steyn
Roy Vandiver
David Varner
Christopher Vaughns
Alexander Stefan Voljavce
Emmerich von Haam
Harvey Wages
Janice Warner
George Oral Waring III
Jacqueline Washington
Carl V. Washington, Jr
William Watkins
David Watson
Michael Webb
Robert E. Wells
Stephen Blake Wertheim
Susan Wheatley
Spencer Wheeler
Douglas White
Jacqueline White
Charlie W. Wickliffe
Paul Joseph Wiesner
Joseph Sheppard Wilkes
Arthur Williams
Walter Williams
Wayne Williams
Charles Wilmer
Kimberly Wilson
Walter R. Wilson
William Hayes Wilson
Joseph S. Wilson, Jr
Eugene Wittenstrom
Mark W. Wolozin
M. Shay Womack
Blane Anthony Woodfin
Randolph Woodward
William A. Woolery
Arthur Yancey II
Theodore Yarboro, Jr
Jon York
Fred Young
Rob Zaworski
Stephanie Zaza
Vincent N. Zubowicz
Jane Robin Zucker
Gerald Zwiren




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