Kevin Anderson

University of Maryland considered but did not implement plan to have medical school supervise athletic trainers

University of Maryland considered but did not implement plan to have medical school supervise athletic trainers

A proposal by former University of Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson in May 2017 that would have placed the school’s athletic training staff under the supervision of the university’s medical school in Baltimore was never implemented, according to internal university documents.

According to a memo obtained by The Baltimore Sun, Anderson wrote College Park president Wallace D. Loh saying the proposal was “in better alignment with the NCAA’s best practice recommendation for establishing an independent medical care model to manage student-athlete injuries and illnesses.”

Loh’s office responded by asking a series of questions about the plan, which were answered in...

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