Dr. Browd, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FAANS, FAAP is professor of neurological surgery at the University of Washington and attending neurosurgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital
Senior Medical Advisor, Co-Founder
Dr. Herring is a UW clinical professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, and Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Mac Donald is a professor of neurological surgery at the UW and holds the James and Gaye Pigott Sports Health and Safety Endowed Chair.
Associate Director of Clinical Innovation
Dr. Lin, MD, FACSM, FAAPM&R is a UW Clinical Associate Professor in Sports and Spine Medicine in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and is a sports medicine physician.
Assistant Director of Community Outreach
Dr. Chrisman is a pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine specialist, physician scientist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at UW.
Interim Associate Director
Karla Landis joined The Sports Institute in 2019 and leads program development, community outreach and advancement support.
Communications and Marketing Specialist
Alex Sokoll is the Institute’s Communications and Marketing Specialist, responsible for initiating and implementing marketing and communications projects.
Director for Philanthropy
Christa is the director for philanthropy for The Sports Institute. She brings over 11 years of development experience to UW Medicine.
Business Operations Assistant
David Bridges joined the Institute in December 2019 through the Husky Fellowship program and now works on partnerships and business development as Business Operations Assistant.
Melany Smart is a member of The Sports Institute’s Husky Fellowship, an internship program that offers UW student-athletes diverse experience and mentorship in the sports and fitness industry.