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George Chiampas, DO

George Chiampas, DO

George Chiampas, DO, is assistant professor of emergency medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He also serves as the medical director for the Bank of America/Chicago Event Management Chicago Marathon and as a team physician for Northwestern University and U.S. Soccer.
 

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In It for the Long Run

Although most marathon injuries are non-life-threatening, cardiac arrest is a constant threat, even in trained athletes. In this article, we look at best practices used at the Chicago and Boston Marathons to ensure that EMS personnel are ready to respond to any runner, anywhere on the course.


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