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Volpi and Protas honored by sports medicine group

Dr. Elena Volpi & Dr. Elizabeth Protas

Two University of Texas Medical Branch faculty members were honored last week by the Texas American College of Sports Medicine at the group's annual meeting at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Dr. Elena Volpi was presented the group's Honor Award, given for her "outstanding contributions to exercise and sports medicine." Volpi is director of the Sealy Center on Aging at UTMB.

Dr. Betty Protas, dean of the School of Health Professions, received the group's Service Award for "significant service" to the group. She has served as the group's president and executive director.

Source: UTMB Impact