Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin and her team “Bone to Run” at the 2016 BAA 10k presented by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Team members raised money for important research in women’s sports medicine.
Elizabeth Matzkin, MD
Our Program is led by Surgical Director and orthopedic surgeon Elizabeth Matzkin, MD. Her clinical interests are focused on providing care for and the prevention of women’s sports injuries, including minimally invasive arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, cartilage and ligament repair, and joint reservation and replacement.
Dr. Matzkin is a former team physician for the Duke University Men’s Football team and the men’s and women’s basketball teams and currently serves as a team physician for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, U.S. Paralympics Soccer Team, U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, and she is the head team physician of Stonehill College.
Dr. Matzkin’s collaborative, multidisciplinary team represents a diverse set of specialties, including: orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, endocrinology, nutrition, physical medicine and rehabilitation, exercise physiology, and sports psychology.
Kaitlyn Whitlock, PA-C
Kaitlyn joined the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine service with Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin in 2012 after completing a masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Quinnipiac University. Upon completing the program, she was honored with the “Professional Excellence Award“. Kaitlyn has a bachelors of science in Kinesiology; Exercise Science from the University of Connecticut, in which she was a member of the Women’s Track and Field team for four years. She assists Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin day-to-day in the clinical office and with surgical procedures in the operating room.
Cheri Blauwet, MD
Cheri Blauwet, MD joined the sports medicine team in 2014 after completing her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she served as Chief Resident, followed by a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Her clinical interests include non-operative management and rehabilitation of common women's sports injuries, including the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound to provide minimally invasive treatment interventions. Additionally, she is a former Paralympic athlete in the sport of wheelchair racing, competing for the United States Team in three Paralypmic Games (Sydney '00, Athens '04, Beijing '08) and bringing home a total of seven Paralympic medals. She is also a two-time winner of both the Boston Marathon. She is the Chairperson of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Commission and serves on the Board of Directors for the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), promoting clean competition in sports.
Emily Brook, BA
Emily completed her B.A. in Biology from Colby College in 2015. She joined Dr. Matzkin’s research team in the summer of 2015. At Colby, Emily was the goalkeeper for the Women's Soccer team and worked for Colby Sports Medicine. Her research interest in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine arises from her life-long interest and participation in women's soccer. In her spare time, Emily enjoys running, skiing, and coaching youth soccer. She is applying to Physician Assistant programs in 2016.
Amanda joined Dr. Matzkin and the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Department in October of 2011. Her interest in sports medicine stems from a life-long participation in sports, as well as overcoming numerous orthopaedic conditions and injuries herself. She assists Dr. Matzkin with administrative responsibilities and is a vital asset to the women's sports medicine team.
Kate is manager of the Nutrition Consultation Service (NCS) at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA and specializes in nutrition counseling for obstetrics, eating disorders, and lung disease. Additionally, Kate has extensive experience in sports nutrition and is particularly interested in how nutrition affects athletic performance. Kate provides sports nutrition services to collegiate student-athletes and sports teams in the Boston area. Kate is an accomplished athlete, having swum at Tufts University and now ranked among the top 18 female triathletes, ages 30-34, in the country. Most recently, Kate completed at ITU World Triathlon Championships in London, England. Kate believes the key to achieving health and athletic goals is by living a balanced life. Kate strives to help her clients achieve this through healthy eating, regular exercise for the mind and body, and building lasting connections with others and one's self.
This page was last modified on 12/20/2016