posted November 4, 2002

Sports Medicine Lecture on Nov. 11

The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine at Hope College will examine ankle pain on Monday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at Mary Free Bed Hospital, 235 Wealthy, S.E., in Grand Rapids.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

Dr. Patricia Kolodziej of River Valley Orthopaedics of Grand Rapids will present "Persistent Ankle Pain in Athletes." She will discuss various diagnostic strategies and treatment options for physically active people who have chronic ankle pain resulting from relatively routine sports injuries.

Kolodziej is a graduate of Wayne State University and completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Duke University. She is a member of several learned societies, including the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.She has practiced orthopedics in Grand Rapids since 1999.

The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports Medicine is designed for health care professionals with an interest in physically active patients, and is intended for students, educators and clinicians alike. It is co- sponsored by Holland Community Hospital, GRSportsCenter and the college.