about nyshsi

The National Youth Sports Health & Safety Institute, or NYSHSI, a community impact program of the American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM).

NYSHSI strives to enhance the experience, development, health and safety of youth in sports by sharing the latest in evidence-based education and research and promoting beneficial public policy.

NYSHSI Leadership

Members of NYSHSI’s leadership board shape the philosophy and long-term strategy of the organization.

  • William O. Roberts, M.D., M.S., FACSM, NYSHSI Board Chair

  • Mike McIntyre

  • Thomas M. Best, M.D., Ph.D., FACSM

  • Nailah Coleman, M.D., FAAP, FACSM

  • Gary Hall, Jr.

  • Kurt Griffin, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP

  • Mindy Millard-Stafford, Ph.D., FACSM

  • Karin Pfeiffer, Ph.D., FACSM

  • Thayne Munce, Ph.D., FACSM

  • Rebecca Battista, Ph.D., FACSM

  • Irene Davis, Ph.D., P.T., FACSM, FAPTA, FASB