Who We Are

Andrews Research & Education Foundation brings together the highest level of sports medicine education from doctors, researchers, and rehabilitation professionals. Collaborating and partnering with industry leaders allows us to research cutting-edge solutions that impact the future of sports medicine. 

Our mission is to be a leader in the field of musculoskeletal research and education in order to advance the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and enhance human performance and quality of life for people of all ages.

Our Board

James R. Andrews, M.D.

President

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Sunil Gupta, M.D.

Treasurer

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Chad McCammon

Vice President

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Roger Ostrander, M.D.

Director

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Jerry Pate

Director

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Steve Jordan, M.D.

Director

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Adam Anz, M.D.

Director

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Erik Nilssen, M.D.

Director

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J. Nixon Daniel III.

Director

Our Team

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Ashton J. Hayward III

President

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Ashley Mixson

Director of Education

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Jessi Truett, BCBA

Director of Research

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Ellie Hartsfield

Finance Director

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Nathan Thrower

Accountant

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Reagan Hines

Marketing Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

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Pete O'Fallon

Eagle Fund Athletic Trainer

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Charlkesha Rahming

Research Scientist

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Chandler Bridges, M.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Joshua J. Cook, B.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Matt Farmer, B.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Rachel Lackaye

Clinical Research Assistant

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Victoria Williams

Clinical Research Assistant

Careers

We currently do not have any job openings available at this time. However, we are still glad to look over your resume if you are interested in future opportunities.  If so, please send your resume to info@andrewsref.org with “Career Opportunities” in the “Subject” line.

Internships

Thank you for your interest in interning or volunteering with Andrews Research & Education Foundation. If you are interested in shadowing, observing, or working with a physician in a clinical setting (including at Andrews Institute), please visit https://www.ebaptisthealthcare.org/students or email student.information@bhcpns.org.

AREF currently hosts volunteer internships in research, surgical skills (cadaver) lab, regenerative medicine, accounting, healthcare administration, and marketing.

If you are interested in any of our internships, please send your resume to info@andrewsref.org with the internship name in the “Subject” line.

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