CMU Athletics hires new head physician for all sports

Dr. Jason Davenport has been named medical director and head team physician for the Central Michigan University Athletics department.

The hiring is part of an agreement between the athletics and CMU's College of Medicine, where Davenport will serve as fixed-term faculty member in addition to his duties with varsity sports.

“The health and safety of our student-athletes is paramount to everything we do in intercollegiate athletics,” CMU Athletic Director Dave Heeke said in a press release issued Friday. “The central focus of this cooperative partnership between athletics and the College of Medicine is to establish a comprehensive sports medicine program that will provide the best possible care for our student-athletes.”

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