NFL hires Dr. Elizabeth Nabel as 1st chief medical adviser (Yahoo Sports)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The NFL has hired Dr. Elizabeth Nabel as its first chief health and medical adviser. Commissioner Roger Goodell said before the Super Bowl the league would be hiring someone to oversee its medical policies. Nabel will work directly with Goodell. She will participate on each of the NFL’s medical advisory committees and identify areas where the league can enhance player safety and care.

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