Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel has been named the NFL’s first chief health and medical advisor, it was announced today. In this capacity, Dr. Nabel will be the league’s senior medical expert.
Dr. Nabel will continue to serve as president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. A cardiologist and distinguished biomedical researcher, she formerly served as Director of the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Nabel brings a unique perspective to health care based on her experience as a physician, research scientist, academic medicine leader, and wellness advocate.
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