Beyond a center for excellence, the Andrews Research & Education Foundation, brings together the highest level of sports medicine education from doctors, researchers, and rehabilitation professionals. This collaboration delivers opportunities on many levels. We partner with industry leaders to research cutting edge solutions that impact the future of sports medicine. We offer  fellowship programs, equipping the next generation of physicians and surgeons with real world experience and mentoring. We deliver educational solutions through videos, seminars, and documentation.

We work in the areas of injuries, physical and surgical repair, rehabilitation, and return to performance. We have become the definitive destination for up-to-date modalities and protocols that address sports medicine issues. We serve both the sports medicine and athletic performance markets, including: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Coaches, and businesses involved in the athletic industry.

We deliver our evidence based content on many levels including; webinars, seminars, white papers, and on-site training.  We welcome opportunities to partner with industry leaders to bring new and groundbreaking solutions to sports medicine.

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A football player claims all medical attention when it comes to a knee dislocation. Come learn on-the-field management of this injury and more from Daniel Cooper, MD, orthopedic surgeon at The Carrell Clinic and team physician for the Dallas Cowboys, at the Injuries in Football conference May 9-11, 2019. To register and get more information visit www.andrewsref.org/football
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Registration is Now Open for the 2019 Andrews Institute Injuries in Football Conference, and don’t miss out the opportunity to enhance your experience by checking out the pre-conference activities. More information can be found at www.andrewsref.org/football ... See MoreSee Less

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Meet our President, Ashton J. Hayward:

Ashton J. Hayward III joined AREF as President in January 2019. A native of Pensacola and a graduate of Florida State University, Hayward previously worked in New York as an executive at the AT&T Corporation and the Financial Times. In 2003, Hayward and his wife An returned to Pensacola to raise their son, Aiden. Hayward founded a successful real estate development company, which he managed until taking office as Mayor of Pensacola in 2011. Hayward led regional economic development by working to create a cultural environment where businesses grew and thrived.

Active in public service on a local, regional, and statewide level, Hayward was appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Florida Commission on Community Service, also known as Volunteer Florida, and is a member of Leadership Florida’s Cornerstone Class XXXVI. Locally, Hayward has actively supported organizations including Autism Pensacola, the Gulf Coast Kids House, and the PACE Center for Girls. Hayward also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Achieve Escambia and as a member of the Escambia County Infant Mortality Task Force, and has previously served on the board of directors for the Florida League of Mayors and as a member of the Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority.

Having a vast repertoire in leadership and financial development, Hayward now utilizes his experience to further the goals and mission of world renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. James R. Andrews. Through his work as President of AREF, Hayward will continue to lead his team into the future of health education and research to promote sports medicine.
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Press Release

Hayward Named Andrews Research & Education Foundation President
GULF BREEZE, Fla. (December 11, 2018)– Ashton J. Hayward, III begins serving as president of the Andrews Research & Education
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Andrews Research & Education Foundation Offers Online Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
November 13, 2018 Gulf Breeze, FL – The Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) is continuing to expanding their education
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Dr. Brandon Winchester Receives Award for Lead Investigator in a Cutting Edge Research Trial
October 2, 2018 Gulf Breeze, FL – Brandon Winchester, MD is a renowned anesthesiologist known for his expertise in the
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