Dr. Lavine received the prestigious Harold Alfond Sports Medicine Lecture Medal at The 3rd Annual Harold Alfond Sports Medicine Lecture held on September 8, 2004, at the University of New England.
Dr. Lavine's presentation was entilted "Osteopathic and Alternative Medicine Aspects of Sports Medicine: Lessons Learned from the Olympics."
The Harold Alfond Sports Medicine Lecture at the University of New England was established in recognition of Harold Alfond's extraordinary role in helping to strengthen the University of New England and advance its educational mission, according to UNE President Sandra Featherman. "Given Harold Alfond's passion for sports and his many generous gifts in support of Maine athletes and athletics, the University named the lecture in his honor."
Dr. Lavine received the prestigious gold medal at the American Osteopathic Association's Annual Conference for his treatment of Apolo Ohno. The following is an excerpt from the AOA Executive Director's Annual Report
FUTURE DOs - LAWRENCE LAVINE, DO - VISION
Lawrence Lavine, DO has rightly earned some fame for his treatment of Apolo Ohno
during the Winter Olympics last February – but that story is worth more than a gold
medal – it’s a story of one DO’s commitment to his patient, and his responsibility to the
DOs who will come after him.
Responsibility to Future Generations
Echoing Dr. Lavine’s vision, the AOA is spearheading efforts to improve osteopathic
graduate medical education.
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