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05.31.2016

Physician assistant dives into work with hopeful Olympians

Sports medicine specialist travels to Beijing and Dubai with U.S. team prospects

By Dennis Raymond  |  MEDEX Northwest  |  Updated 11:00 AM, 05.31.2016

Posted in: Healthcare

  • University of Washington physician assistant Jen Carrol tapes U.S. diver Steele Johnson before the 10-meter competition. Althea Beck
Over two weeks in March, Jen Carrol left behind her day-to-day obligations at the Sports Medicine Center located at Husky Stadium. Carrol, a UW Medicine physician assistant, had the enviable duty of providing medical care to the USA Diving team during trials in Beijing and Dubai.

Carrol shared observations about working with high performance athletes, as well as travel insights. 

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