Dr. Terry Adirim
|Season(s) With the Divas: 2002-2005|
Team Doctor – 2002-2005
Dr. Terry Adirim Bio
Dr. Terry Adirim was an attending physician for years in both sports medicine and emergency medicine at Children’s National Medical Center, and she was an associate professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the George Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Adirim received her MD from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from Harvard University School of Public Health. She joined the D.C. Divas’ medical staff in 2002 and worked with the team to reduce the number of ACL tears on the squad.
Dr. Adirim served as the team physician for the Wootton High School football team in Rockville, Maryland. She was the medical director of the inaugural Washington, D.C. Marathon in 2002, and she also spent four years as the medical director for the Marathon in the Parks, a race hosted each November by the Montgomery County Road Runners Club. Dr. Adirim served as a medical volunteer for the Special Olympics, the Nike Invitational track meet, the Army 10-Miler, and the Rockville Twilight Runfest. She left the team after the 2005 season when she was named the interim director of emergency medicine at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.