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Chad Carlson, MD

Chad Carlson is the owner/operator of Stadia Sports Medicine in West Des Moines, Iowa.He completed a family medicine residency at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1997, and his fellowship in Sports Medicine at Ball State University in 1999.He is a former team physician at the University of Illinois -Champaign.He has fellow status through the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).Dr. Carlson's current appointments include a four-yearterm on the Executive Committee of AMSSM, where he just completed a term as President.Previous to that, he served two elected terms on AMSSM's Board of Directors from 2009-2013.He sits on the Health and Science Policy Committee for ACSM andhas chaired their Clinical Medicine Subcommittee.He currently serves as an appointed member of the NCAA's COVID-19 advisory group.He is also an appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Physical Activity Alliance in Washington D.C. andhas been a member of the Iowa Medical Society's Sports Medicine Subcommittee since 2009.He has authored many published papers and has spokenon many topics, locally and nationally.

Dr. Carlson is a member of the Board of Directors of Running the Race --a Sports Medicine Medical Missional organization serving Kenyan runners.He has served as elder at Westkirk Presbyterian Church in Urbandale.He and his wife Amanda have three children who they homeschool. He enjoys spending time with his family, exercing, has interests in history and politics, and is currently working with his daughter on an abridged version of the Federalist Papers for children.

Dr. Carlson has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.