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    John Rubino
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    Name: John Rubino, MD
    Title: Head Team Physician
    Education: Undergraduate - University of Connecticut
    Graduate - University of Connecticut
    Medical - University of Connecticut
    Internship - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Residency - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    American College of Physicians

    HONORS AND AWARDS
    Phi Beta Kappa - University of Connecticut
    Phi Kappa Phi - University of Connecticut
    University of Connecticut Scholar in Medicine

    TEAM PHYSICIAN
    North Carolina State University

    William Jacobs
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    Name: William Jacobs, MD
    Title: Associate Team Physician
    Education: Undergraduate - University of California, Davis
    Medical - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
    Internship - Michigan State University Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency - Michigan State University Affiliated Hospitals
                       Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    Chief Residency - Michigan State University Affiliated
                                Hospitals in Pediatrics

    Dr. William Jacobs brings a wide range of education, expertise and experience to the athletics program at NC State University.

    A native of Tennessee, Jacobs grew up in the Southeastern United States before moving to California. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, graduating summa cum laude with a BS in Zoology. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, followed by an internship and residency at Michigan State University in a combined program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. At MSU, he served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. He achieved Board Certification in both specialties.

    Jacobs has lived in Raleigh since 1990, and has worked with North Carolina State University's Sports Medicine program for almost two decades. He has attended many formal conferences in Sports Medicine, including The American Academy of Sports Medicine's Team Physician Courses (I and II).

    He is a partner at the prestigious Raleigh Medical Group, the oldest Internal Medicine practice in the area. His primary practice emphasizes care for adults aged 16 to 160, with particular interests in Sports Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and clinical research. His unique combination of Medicine and Pediatrics training is ideal for caring for issues that young men and women may encounter in the transition to early adulthood.

    At NC State, Jacobs shares responsibility for the general health of almost 600 varsity student-athletes. Typical services include pre-participation evaluations, acute illness care, management of chronic medical conditions such as asthma and ADD, and injury related care such as concussion management. With the other program physicians, he coordinates care with a team of surgeons and other specialists committed to the health and well-being of our student-athletes.

    Jacobs has provided sideline coverage for men's basketball, women's soccer and women's volleyball and has covered a wide range of events, including Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball Tournaments, Men's and Women's College Cup (Soccer National Championships), ACC Volleyball Championships, and NCAA Gymnastics Competition.

    His three daughters are all athletes, and he also serves as a youth coach in soccer and volleyball, while his wife, Sharon, has served on the Board of Directors of a local volleyball club and served as coordinator of a local summer swim team.

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    American College of Physicians
    Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine

    TEAM PHYSICIAN
    North Carolina State University

    Ben Fischer Name: Ben Fischer, MD
    Title: Assistant Team Physician
    Education: Undergraduate - Tufts University
    Medical - Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship - Naval Medical Center
    Residency - Naval Medical Center

    Prior to joining Raleigh Medical Group in 2007, Dr. Fischer served as a staff physician at the Naval Hospital, Whidbey Island Naval Air Station. He also served as a Hospitalist at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington. D.C. He was named Intern Physician of the Year during his residency.

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine
    American College of Physicians
    Wake County Medical Society
    American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support/Basic
    Life Support Instructor

    TEAM PHYSICIAN
    North Carolina State University

    Brian H. Goldman Name: Brian H. Goldman, MD
    Title: Assistant Team Physician
    Education: Undergraduate - Duke University
    Medical - Wake Forest University
    Internship - Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Residency - Virginia Mason Medical Center

    Dr. Brian Goldman was born in St. Louis, MO and spend most of his childhood in Raleigh. He attended Duke University where he was a captain for the men's varsity swim team. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University and then did his internship and residency in Seattle, WA.

    He has been a sports physician at the high school and collegiate level since 1990. He has been with the NC State Sports Medicine Department since 2001.

    He became board certified in internal medicine in 1993. He enjoys caring for adults of all ages - from teens to over 100 years old. He is an avid athlete and participates in masters swimming. His other interests include spending time with his family, photography, reading, outdoor activities, swim instruction, and travel.

    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
    American College of Physicians
    Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine
    North Carolina Medical Society
    Wake County Medical Society

    TEAM PHYSICIAN
    North Carolina State University

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