Event Details
Event Title 2024 UNC Running Symposium Lecture Series
Location UNC Health Care Conference Center 5221 Paramount Parkway, Bldg. 3 Morrisville, NC 27560
Sponsor UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - UNC Rehabilitation Services
Date/Time 05/03/2024 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Price
Cutoff Date 04/19/2024 Must register before this date
For more information, contact the event administrator: Katherine Brice kathy.brice@unchealth.unc.edu
Sorry, no sessions are available


UNC Therapy Services presents the 2nd Annual UNC Running Symposium to be held on Friday, May 3, 2024. Running medicine healthcare professionals are invited to the Research Triangle in NC to participate in a day long program specifically designed for practitioners who have an interest in work with and treating running athletes. The day of learning will include presentations on diagnosis, treatment, research, education and prevention of athletic injuries presented by experts from many different areas including Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Medicine, Women’s Health, Nutrition, Sports Psychology, and Technology in running footwear and recovery tools. The format will be a series of lectures with ample time for Q&A and break times for networking with the presenters and colleagues as well an opportunity to visit our vendors exhibiting their latest trends in footwear, apparel, and running technology.

Lunch will be provided.

Certified CEUs will be provided for PT, PTA, and ATC (category D).

New for 2024:

There will be a second half day lab portion on Saturday, May 4, 2024 held at the UNC Wellness Center in Northwest Cary.

This smaller hands-on experience will feature clinics on strengthening and running drills, yoga for runners, and other interactive sessions.

Additional CEUs will be available and space for the lab will be limited to first 60 persons who sign up.

***Separate registration is required.***

Tentative Speakers:

o   David Berkoff MD,CAQSM

o   Greg Somerville MD

o   Samantha Tayne MD, MBA

o   Jack Brown Ph.D

o   Abbie Smith Ryan Ph.D., CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN

o   Nailah Adams MD, MS, CAQSM, FAAFP

o   Kim Chapman MPH

o   Joan Nesbit Mabe

o   Barbara Latta

o   Catherine Duncan PT, DPT, SCS, ATC

o   Evan Adler PT, DPT, OCS


Target Audience

Family Medicine Physicians, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Nurse Practitioners, Orthopaedic Nurses and other allied health professionals interested in running medicine.
UNC - Chapel Hill