2017 – Speakers


Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM (Congress Program Director)

Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of California Davis

Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, VA Northern California Health Care System

Founding Member and Director or Research, Ultra Sports Science Foundation



Patrick Basset, MD

President and Founding Member, Ultra Sports Science Foundation



Thijs Eijsvogels, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Institute for Sports and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom and Department of Physiology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands



Jeremy Joslin, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University

Medical Director/Advisor, Jungle Marathon, Grand to Grand, Global Limits Ultras, Desert RATS, Keys 100, Everglades Ultra, Syracuse Ironman, and Empire State Marathon



Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH, FACSM

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine



Brian Krabak, MD, MBA, FACSM

Clinical Professor, Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Sports Medicine

Medical Director, 4 Deserts Ultramarthons and Seattle Rock-n-Roll Marathon



Guillaume Millet, PhD

Professor of Exercise Physiology, The University of Calgary



John Onate, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis



B. Volker Scheer, MD

Consultant in Sports Medicine, University of Paderborn

British Forces Germany, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Paderborn, Germany

Founding Member and Director of Education, Ultra Sports Science Foundation



Martin Schwellnus, MBBCh, MSc (Med), MD, FACSM, FFIMS

Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Director, Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Director, IOC Research Centre

Director, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence



Trent Stellingwerff, PhD, FACSM

Director of Innovation and Research, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, Victoria, British Columbia



Kristin J. Stuempfle, PhD, FACSM

Associate Provost for Academic Assessment, Dean of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Professor in the Health Sciences Department, Gettysburg College