Promoting Student-Athlete Wellness and Substance Abuse Prevention

Brian Hainline, M.D.


Brian Hainline is the first chief medical officer of the NCAA and oversees the Sports Science Institute. For more than 25 years, he has been actively involved in sports medicine.  He co-authored Drugs and the Athlete, and played a pivotal role in the development of drug testing and education protocols worldwide.  He has served on the New York State Athletic Commission, the United States Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Committee and was a founding member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Neurology Sports Neurology Section, where he serves as vice chair.  Dr. Hainline is clinical professor of neurology at both the New York University School of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine, and an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Indiana University School of Public Health.