NEW ORLEANS, LA, October 31, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gregory W. Stewart, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Stewart celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A medical doctor who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Stewart has been involved in sports medicine for many years. Employed as an associate professor of clinical orthopedics at Tulane University School of Medicine, he first entered academia as an instructor and assistant residency program director in the physical medicine and rehabilitation section in 1990. He also spent time as a clinical assistant professor in the department of orthopedics for several years before becoming the medical director for the Tulane Centers for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from 1995 to 2014.
Focusing his career on finding ways to help people feel and live better by managing their pain, Dr. Stewart has done an extensive amount of research in his field. Nationally recognized as an expert in non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in adults, he also specializes in sports medicine and takes a particular interest in sports concussion. Contributing to his experience, Dr. Stewart spent time as the director of the sports concussion management program and as the team physician at Tulane University and served as a team physician for professional, collegiate, and high teams for more than 30 years.
In addition to hosting dozens of presentations on various topics such as concussions, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, and football urgencies and emergencies, Dr. Stewart has authored many refereed publications, invited publications, and abstracts that date back to 1986. He has been the recipient of several grants, including one from the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers. He also received funding from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Department of Education to examine the effects of mild traumatic brain injury in high school football athletes.
Dr. Stewart served as director of education for the Louisiana Sports Medicine Society, and was a member of the sports medicine committee for the Louisiana State Medical Society. He also served as chairman of the Louisiana High School Athletics Association's sports medicine advisory board. Furthermore, Dr. Stewart was instrumental in the successful passing of the Louisiana Youth Concussion Act.
A member of numerous organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the National Athletic Trainer's Association, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, he also served as medical director for the NFL Player Care Foundation (PCF) Healthy Body and Mind Screening Program and as director of the Tulane Brain and Body Program through The Trust, powered by the NFL Players Association. Thanks to his tireless efforts, Tulane University is one of six PCF neurological care programs in the country.
Affiliated with Tulane University Hospital and Clinic in New Orleans, Dr. Stewart is a longtime fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He previously served on the editorial board and as a reviewer for Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, and the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and taught courses at both Louisiana State University and Delgado Community College. Invited to assist in the first Combine of the World League of American Football, he also arranged physician coverage for the Tenth National Veterans Wheelchair Games in New Orleans.
Dr. Stewart has also served as the team physician for the New Orleans Night Arena Football Team, and participated as a member of the medical staff in the 1991 United States Olympic track and field trials in New Orleans. A recipient of several awards, including a 1996 Louisiana Sports Medicine Society Jim Finks Award for outstanding contributions to sports medicine, he was also named to the 2009 Louisiana Athletic Trainer's Association Hall of Fame and has been recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors every year since 2011.
Dr. Stewart completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry, and Para-Medical Sports Therapy at Houston Baptist University in 1982 and an MD at the University of Texas School Medical Branch School of Medicine in 1986. He then followed these accolades with an internship at Louisiana State University from July 1986 to June 1987 as well as a residency at Louisiana State University in physical medicine and rehabilitation from July 1987 to June 1990.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Gregory Stewart, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com
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