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First holder Lin appointed to Endowed Professorship in Sports and Exercise Medicine

Originally posted by UW Medicine Department of Rehabilitation

Cindy Lin, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, was appointed to the Endowed Professorship in Sports and Exercise Medicine as ofJanuary 2024. This endowment was recently established by an anonymous donor to support excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and leadership in sports and exercise medicine.

Dr. Lin will be the first holder of this newly established endowment. In addition to her patient care duties at UW Eastside Specialty Center and UW Husky Stadium Sports Medicine Center, Dr. Lin also serves as Director of Clinical Innovation for The Sports Institute and leads multiple grants on physical activity promotion in diverse patient populations.

Dr. Stan Herring, Medical Director of the Division of Sports & Spine, says, “It is most exciting to see Dr. Lin receive this well-deserved Endowed Professorship in Sports and Exercise Medicine. This endowment will support and expand her ongoing and broad-ranging research performed in conjunction with the Sports Institute on the value of exercise to improve health in a variety of medical, neurological, and psychological conditions. It also offers her the opportunity to expand her studies to other areas in sports and exercise medicine.”