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Dr. Margot Putukian

Chief Medical Officer of Major League Soccer
United States

Dr. Putukian is the former Director of Athletic Medicine and Head Team Physician at Princeton University. She completed her undergraduate studies at Yale University, medical school at Boston University, and residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine in Rochester, NY before completing her fellowship training in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Putukian is a past president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, has served as a team physician for the US Men’s National Lacrosse team, and currently serves as Team Physician for the U-20 Women’s and Women’s National Soccer team.

Dr. Putukian has been a co-author on several Team Physician Consensus Statements, the AMSSM Position Statements on Concussion and Mental Health and the IOC Mental Health in Elite Athletes Statement as well as an editor for the Netter’s Sports Medicine textbook and several other peer-reviewed publications. She has been an invited participant and co-author for the Zurich, Berlin and upcoming Amsterdam International Concussion in Sport Group Conferences. She serves on the National Football League’s Head Neck & Spine Committee, the FA Research Task Force, the IOC Mental Health Work Group, and the USOPC Mental Health Task Force and just completed her term as chair for the Clinical Sports Medicine Leadership Committee for the American College of Sports Medicine.

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