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Dr. Yvette Louise Rooks Celebrated for Excellence in Medicine

Dr. Rooks is recognized for her dedication as the Assistant Director of the University of Maryland at College Park University Health Center and Director of Sports Medicine

    ELLICOTT CITY, MD, November 03, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Yvette Louise Rooks has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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.

From a young age, Dr. Rooks performed as an exemplary athlete throughout her primary and secondary education. As she prepared for her higher education, she exhibited great interest in medicine and specifically sports medicine. A fairly new discipline within the medical field, the prospect of becoming a forerunner in a new specialty excited Dr. Rooks, which inspired her to pursue a career in family medicine/sports medicine.

Initially enrolling at the State University of New York at Albany, Dr. Rooks graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry. Following her departure from the aforementioned university, she earned a Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York Upstate Medical School at Syracuse. Notably, Dr. Rooks was recognized as one of the first physicians to complete a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Rooks began her career as an official healthcare provider through the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where she served in multiple capacities. She served as the executive vice chairman f at the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. and continued finding success as an Assistant Professor and Residency program Director . Currently, Dr. Rooks excels as the Assistant Director of the University of Maryland at College Park University Health Center, The Director for Sports Medicine and the Head Team Physician.

As a testament to her accomplishments, Baltimore Magazine honored Dr. Rooks among its Top Doctors. Likewise, she has been presented with the John M. Daniels Award for Commitment to Rural Health Medicine Education from the University of Maryland, the Baltimore Founder's Day Award for Public Service and a Faculty Teacher Award, to name a few. Additionally, she maintains her affiliation with the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the College Athletic Trainers Association, among others. Dr. Rooks will be establishing a medical model which will incorporate a student athlete centered approach for providing care for student athletes at the University of Maryland at College Park wellness center which specializes in sports and behavioral medicine through the University of Maryland in the near future.

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