University of Hawaii Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

The University of Hawai'i Sports Medicine Fellowship Program includes three core faculty members in primary care sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery.  The sports medicine fellow additionally receives instruction from physicians in multiple specialties, exercise scientists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and mental health providers.  Many of these health professionals provide care for University of Hawai'i at Mnoa student-athletes and other high-level athletes.

Andrew W. Nichols, MD

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 Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
 Director, University Health Services Mnoa
 Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health and Clinical Professor of Surgery, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Mnoa
 Volunteer Team Physician, University of Hawai'i at Mnoa Athletics Department

 Dr. Nichols has served as Program Director of the University of Hawai'i Sports Medicine Fellowship Program since its establishment in 2002.  He was Head Team Physician for the UH Mnoa Athletics Department from 1994 until 2011, when he was appointed as Director of University Health Services Mnoa. He has also served as Team Physician for USA National Soccer and Water Polo teams. Dr. Nichols is a graduate of Stanford University, where he was a 4-year varsity letterman in competitive swimming. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency and Sports Medicine fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Nichols is Board certified in Family Medicine and holds a CAQ in Sports Medicine. His research interests include sports injury management outcomes, the use of complementary-alternative medicine by athletes, knee pain in aquatics athletes, and evidence based medicine in Sports Medicine particularly as it applies to sports and athletic medicine in Hawai'i and the Pacific region.

 Jill Inouye, MD 

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Team Physician, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Athletics Department
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Manoa


Dr. Inouye received her undergraduate degree from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine. She completed residency training in family medicine at the University of Hawaiʻi and fellowship training in sports medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She is Board-certified in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine and holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Inouye has served as head team physician for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Athletics Department since 2016.

 

Justin Young, MD, FAWM

justinyoungAssistant Team Physician, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Athletics Department
Sports Medicine Physician, Straub Bone & Joint Center, Hawai'i Pacific Health
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Manoa


Dr. Young joined the UH Sports Medicine Fellowship Program faculty in October 2013.  He is an Assistant Team Physician for the UH Manoa Athletics Department and a sports medicine physician at the Straub Clinic Bone & Joint Center of Hawai'i Pacific Health.   Dr. Young earned his undergraduate degree from the
University of Hawai'i at Manoa and medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine.  He completed Internal Medicine residency training at University of Hawai'i and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso.  Dr. Young is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.  He has research interests in Wilderness Medicine.

 

Anik Cockroft, DO

Anik photoFellow, University of Hawai'i Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Dr. Cockroft joined the UH Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in August 2017 after completing residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Hawai'i.  Dr. Cockroft is a graduate of University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL, where she played 4 years of Division I soccer for the Hurricanes and served as team captain her Junior and Senior seasons. She went on to receive a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Central Florida in Orlando prior to earning her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Cockroft's research  interests are in International Medicine, the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in student-athletes and in Wilderness Medicine.

  

Christopher Lynch, MD

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Pediactric Sports Medicine Physician, Kapiolani Medical Specialists 

Dr. Lynch joined the UH Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2014.  Dr. Lynch earned his medical degree from the University of Californa, Davis School of Medicine in Davis, CA.  He completed pediactric residency training at the University of California, Irvine/Children's Hospital Orange County.

 

 

 

 

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