Axel Urhausen Named Sports Medicine Doctor of the Year
Professor Dr. Axel Urhausen, Founding President of LUNEX University, is the first doctor from Luxembourg to be named Sports Medicine Doctor of the Year. This distinction was awarded by the Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS) at its annual assembly in late June. Axel Urhausen is Founding President of LUNEX University, a new sports university located in the border region of Luxembourg, Germany, France and Belgium. He has served as head of the Department for Sports and Preventive Medicine at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (www.eich.chl.lu) since 2004. The Belgian-born doctor is a member of numerous athletic associations and institutions in Luxembourg and Germany and is joint head of the Luxembourg National Olympic Sports Medicine Center.
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