A doctor's view: The Rose Bowl from the sidelines

December 26, 2018

A doctor's view: The Rose Bowl from the sidelines

Dr. Kim Harmon has been to every University of Washington football game for three decades, watching the Huskies. The last time the UW was in the Rose Bowl, she was, too – 38 weeks pregnant with her third son. But she’s more than a fan. As a UW Medicine sports-medicine specialist and the team's head physician, Harmon watches for hard collisions with a spotter to monitor potential injuries among the players.

"We don’t want anybody on the field there that can potentially get injured," Harmon says. "If there’s any doubt, we pull people out and examine them – and if we can’t tell, we’ll keep them out."

She describes her experience in these downloadable soundbites

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Ashwin Rao
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