Margot Putukian, MD

Director of Athletic Medicine, Head Team Physician, Princeton University

Associate Clinical Professor, Robert Wood Johnson University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Past President American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Chair, US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee

NFL, Head, Neck and Spine Committee

Margot Putukian is the Director of Athletic Medicine and Head Team Physician at Princeton University.  She received her B.S. degree from Yale University, where she participated in soccer and lacrosse, and her M.D. from Boston University.  Prior to her current position at Princeton, she worked at Penn State University as a team physician.  Dr. Putukian is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Putukian is a past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and is a Team Physician for US Soccer as well as for the US Men’s Lacrosse Team.  Dr. Putukian has been an author and co-author on several articles, including the NATA & AMSSM Position Statements on Concussion, several Team Physician Consensus Statements and the two most recent Zurich International Concussion Conference documents.  She is an editor of the Netter’s Sports Medicine textbook, and has also been active in research in concussion, as well as sport specific issues in soccer and lacrosse.  She is on the NCAA Task Force on Concussion and the Task Force on Mental Health issues.  Dr. Putukian chairs the Clinical Sports Medicine Leadership committee for the American College of Sports Medicine.  She serves on the US Soccer Concussion Committee and is a member of the US Soccer Recognize to Recover campaign.  She chairs the US Lacrosse Sport Science & Safety Committee and serves on the USA Football Medical Advisory Committee.  Margot is a medical consultant to Major League Soccer and also currently serves on the NFL’s Head, Neck & Spine Committee.

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