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At the 70th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), Eric Quandt was honored with NATA’S Professional Responsibility Award. Mr. Quandt was recognized for distinction in the advancement of legal, ethical and regulatory issues in athletic training and sports medicine. The award was presented at NATA’S annual event which was held in Las Vegas June 24-27, 2019 with over 15,000 members of NATA in attendance. The National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Founded in 1950, the NATA has grown to more than 45,000 members worldwide.
The Professional Responsibility Award is NATA’S only award presented to a non-member. Mr. Quandt has significant experience in sports medical legal issues and was one of the founders of the Institute for Sports Medicine and Sports Law in conjunction with Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine with assistance from the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School. Mr. Quandt was one of the two course directors who organized three national conferences with faculty from around the country, addressing medical and legal controversies in collegiate, professional, Olympic and high school athletics. See: www.ismsl.org
Eric Quandt, Of Counsel at Scharf Banks Marmor LLC receives the Professional Responsibility in Athletic Training Award from Kevin Stalsberg, Chair of the NATA PRAT Award Committee.
The mission of the National Athletic Trainers' Association is to represent, engage and foster the continued growth and development of the athletic training profession and athletic trainers as unique health care providers. The NATA Clinical Symposia and AT Expo is a recognized forum for presentations of new research on approaches in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries sustained during physical activity, including concussions, heat stroke and overuse injuries. The three-day event includes hundreds of educational sessions in many different learning formats and the largest exhibit of athletic training products in the world to stay updated on the latest innovations in the market. For more information about NATA, please visit https://www.nata.org/.