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.

Recent News

Meet our team member Lauren Newhouse:

Lauren works as a Clinical Research Coordinator at AREF. She is originally from Panama City, FL but relocated to Pensacola to complete her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Science at the University of West Florida. Prior to joining the AREF team, she had 2.5 years of experience in clinical research working with physicians in many different specialties. She has 3 years’ experience working with physicians and patients in the Emergency Department, and 2 years’ experience in the Family Practice setting prior to joining the AREF team. She maintains certification as a Clinical Research Quality Manager and a Clinical Medical Assistant. She has a strong passion for improving patients’ quality of life through patient education and research development.
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Andrews Research & Education Foundation and staff wish you all a safe and happy Holiday Season! ... See MoreSee Less

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Accreditation update: Athletic Trainers can earn a maximum of 15 EBP Category hours/CEUs. for the Andrews Institute Rehabilitation Symposium: Lower Extremity. Register Today at www.andrewsref.org/rehab. ... See MoreSee Less

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For a limited time take 20% off online continuing education courses using discount code: AREF20Feb2819. Visit andrewsref.org/ceu today!! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are pleased to announce that former mayor of Pensacola, Ashton Hayward, will be joining our team January 7, 2019 as president of Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF). Ashton’s leadership and experience will be a great asset to AREF as we continue to advance the science of orthopaedics. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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