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Thursday, August 14, 2008 - Gov. Charlie Crist Appoints George L. Caldwell, M.D., to the Florida Board of Athletic Training
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Governor Charlie Crist has named five appointees to the Board of Athletic Training. Among the five named was George L. Caldwell, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, with Broward Health Physician Group and head team physician for the Miami Dolphins and team physician for the Florida Marlins. Caldwell will serve on the board from June 24, 2008 to October 31, 2011.

“I am very honored to be selected by Governor Crist to sit on this board,” said Caldwell. “I look forward to working with other board members in making the state of Florida the number one spot for athletic training and care.”

Caldwell is also the Co-Director of Sports Medicine at Broward Health Broward General Medical Center and is a member of several professional organizations including the NFL Team Physicians Society, Major League Baseball Physicians and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

“George Caldwell is the perfect choice to sit on the Florida Board of Athletic Training,” said Frank Nask, CEO of Broward Health. “His dedication to sports medicine extends to providing athletic team coverage to student athletes, Olympians and other professional athletes. We are truly proud to have such an esteemed physician at Broward Health.”

Caldwell has been voted by fellow physicians into multiple major reference directories including America’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America, Florida “Super Docs” and Guide to America’s Top Surgeons.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit www.browardhealth.org.