At Andrews Research & Education Foundation, the health and safety of our patients, faculty, team and communities is always a priority for us. We are closely monitoring the current situation surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) through federal, state and local authorities. We are taking precautionary steps, such as a temporary suspension of non-essential business-related travel and offering health and safety information to our team, to mitigate risks associated with the Coronavirus outbreak. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as more details emerge. Thank you for your patience.

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

Thanks to Dr. Adam Anz and Tyler Opitz, DPT for providing their expertise.  Men’sHealth Magazine highlighted the importance of BRF training and how it can potentially help build muscle and speed healing.  Link for full article can be found here.


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AREF’s ongoing commitment to our patients. Thank you, Dr. Andrews, for being a thought leader.
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AREF’s Surgical Skills Lab provides space and services for physicians and medical professionals to experience hands-on training in the latest surgical techniques and orthopedic devices. Lab amenities supplement a dynamic learning environment to further enhance surgical training, education programs, innovative research and device testing. If you are interested in reserving the lab, please email Leandra.price@andrewsref.org.

Pictured Here: Dr. Travis Roth working with Smith and Nephew in the AREF Surgical Skills Lab.
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Ashley Mixson is AREF’s Fellowship Manager. She brings over a decade of office administration and more than five years of healthcare experience to the team. Dedicated to life-long learning, she earned her BS in Healthcare Administration in 2018 and is currently pursuing her Master's in Healthcare Administration from the University of West Florida. With her experience in graduate medical education and being a Pensacola native, she is a great resource to our fellows, faculty and team members. AREF is lucky to have Ashley on the team!
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AREF Orthopaedic Sports Medicine fellow Carl Byrd III, DO (left) and Dr. Adam Anz (right), Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty, provide sidelines team coverage at the Jordan-Hare Stadium, home to the Auburn Tigers. AREF fellows and faculty members provide sports medicine outreach coverage to high schools in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties in Florida, as well as collegiate coverage at Auburn University, Tuskegee University, and the University of West Florida.
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Join us on Monday October 26th at 5:30pm CST and earn 1 CME/CEU as Dr. Anthony Junck talks about “MRI of the Hip”. Don’t miss out, register now!
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