Albert Brant Lipscomb (1919-1996) biographical file
- 1996 - 1996
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In 1947, after becoming an orthopaedic surgeon, Lipscomb became team doctor for the Commodores, and he served in this capacity until 1990. Throughout his career, Lipscomb also attended to the athletic injuries of numerous athletes at Tennessee State University and many high school athletes through Middle Tennessee. He is credited by many in college athletics as being a pioneer in making sports medicine a widely accepted specialty.
In 1993, Lipscomb was appointed clinical professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, emeritus, at Vanderbilt. He passed away in 1996.
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