Baptist Health will host the 4th annual Female Athlete Seminar at the Baptist Health D1 Sports Training Facility in Louisville on July 26. This free event will include dinner and a presentation headlined by former Miss Kentucky and UofL volleyball star Katie George, as well as several local physicians.
Topics discussed include nutrition and fueling the female athlete, bone health and injury prevention and the menstrual cycle in the female athlete.
The clinic will feature experts in their fields: orthopedic surgeons, gynecologists and nutritionists. This is a must-attend event for any female athlete.
Born and raised in Louisville, George attended Louisville’s Assumption High School where she played for a nationally recognized volleyball program. She was a member of two state championship teams and was named Prep Volleyball’s National Player of the Year, which catapulted her collegiate career as an NCAA Division I athlete. She continued her volleyball career at the University of Louisville. In her four-year career, she won three different conference championships. Most notably, she was named the 2015 ACC Player and Setter of the Year. Also, in her last season, she was selected as an NCAA All American and CoSIDA Academic All American. She was also crowned Miss Kentucky USA 2015 and placed in the Top 11 at the Miss USA 2015 Pageant.
Katie graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville in three years with a Bachelor in Communications degree and minor in Sports Administration. She joined WDRB-TV in January 2016, where she reports news and sports.
Baptist Health: Founded in 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky, Baptist Health is a full-spectrum health system dedicated to improving the health of the communities it serves. The Baptist Health family consists of eight hospitals (seven owned and one managed); employed and independent physicians; more than 170 outpatient facilities, physician practices and services, including urgent care and retail-based clinics; outpatient diagnostic and surgery centers; home care; occupational medicine and physical therapy clinics; and fitness centers. Its subsidiary, Baptist Health Plan, provides health insurance, managed care services and administrative services to employers, employees and their dependents, serving members in Kentucky and surrounding states.
Baptist Health’s seven owned hospitals include more than 2,100 licensed beds in Corbin, La Grange, Lexington, Louisville, Madisonville, Paducah and Richmond. Baptist Health manages Hardin Memorial Hospital, a 300-bed hospital in Elizabethtown.
Baptist’s physician network includes more than 450 employed physicians and more than 1,600 independent physicians. It employs more than 16,000 people in Kentucky and surrounding states.