Olympic team doctor has D&E ties


ELKINS — A Davis & Elkins College graduate has been selected to serve the Canadian Olympic Team in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Katie MacGregor, 2008 graduate of D&E and sports medicine physician, was nominated to serve as one of three team physicians. MacGregor will serve as physician for team Canada’s Alpine ski team in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

In 2016, MacGregor was presented with the “Outstanding Young Alumna Award” from Davis & Elkins College.

MacGregor currently serves as a sports medicine physician and clinical lead at the Acute Sport Concussion Clinic at the University of Calgary. In 2015, she assisted in launching the clinic, which serves the public and campus athletes by providing medical care.

In addition, she is a sports medicine physician at Winsport Medical Clinic and chief medical officer and lead sports medicine physician for Alpine Canada — the national governing body for alpine, para-alpine and ski cross racing — both in Alberta, Canada.

During her time with the Senators, MacGregor was named the top individual in the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association Allegheny Conference and top individual in the all-region team for skiing.

In addition, as a member of the women’s soccer team, she achieved first team all-conference honors in 2006 and second team all-region from 2004 to 2008. MacGregor was named the D&E “Athlete of the Year” in 2006.

Academically, MacGregor received the “Honorary Scroll” for having the highest graduating grade point average in the sciences in 2008. She also earned the biology department award of achievement in 2006 and first team academic All-American in the 2005-2006 season.

MacGregor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from D&E in 2008. She received a doctorate in medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada in 2012.

MacGregor is a member of the Alberta Medical Association, International Federation of Sports Medicine, Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Ontario Medical Association and Canadian Medical Association.