The American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians Announce 2008 Awards

Darien, Connecticut – July 14, 2008 – The American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians (AAPRP) announced today the 2008 AAPRP Award Recipients. The 2008 AAPRP Medical Seminar on Ringside Safety, (in cooperation with Norwalk Hospital), will take place October 16-18, 2008 at the Paris/Bally’ s Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.. These awards will be presented on Friday Evening, October 17, 2008 at the AAPRP’s annual awards banquet.

They are as follows:

Ringside Physician of the Year – Dr. Patricia Yoffe
Massachusetts State Ringside Physician
Administrator of the Year – Mr. Greg Sirb
Executive Director, Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission
Outstanding Contribution to Boxing – Mr. Dennis Page
The Greg Page Foundation, Inc.
Distinguished Educator of the Year – Dr. Calvin Inalsingh
Chairman - WBA Medical Advisory Committee
Lifetime Achievement Award – Mr. Ed Brophy Executive Director - International Boxing Hall of Fame
Media Award – Mr. Joe Tessitore
Boxing Analyst and Sports Announcer – ESPN

For more information or for registration materials to attend the banquet, please contact the AAPRP by visiting our website at www.AAPRP.Org or call (203) 662-8900.

Established in 1997, the AAPRP was created to develop medical protocols and guidelines to ensure the safety and protection of professional fighter. The not-for-profit association is comprised of experienced ringside physicians from around the world who are dedicated to the medical aspects of the sport of boxing. Since its inception, the AAPRP has consistently grown to include physicians from around the globe who are working together toward a common goal of helping to ensure the health, safety and protection of professional boxers and mixed martial artists.

Article posted on 13.07.2008

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