By: Staff Writer.
Winter Haven - For this month's community leader of the month, we want to feature a community doctor who is working hard to provide sports medicine services to her clients, while at the same time, volunteering in the community.
Meet Dr. Michelle Henne.
Dr. Henne is the head physician for Polk State College, Warner University, and All Saints Academy She’s also actively involved in the Junior League of Greater Winter Haven. She has worked with Warner University by developing its medical policies and procedures for their athletes. She has also been a consultant during Warner’s development of its COVID-19 policies and procedures.
Dr. Henne is a Medical Doctor graduating as a Gold Humanism Honor Society member from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. She also did her undergraduate training at the University of South Florida as part of an accelerated program.
After medical school, she completed her residency at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and her sports medicine fellowship in Orlando. She has worked with high school, college, amateur and professional athletes including those with the MLS, NWSL, Washington Nationals, Kissimmee FireFrogs, a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, LPGA and Symetra Tour, FINA (International Swimming Federation), FIFA (international soccer federation), US Soccer, and USA Water Ski and Wake Sports.
She moved to Winter Haven to provide specialized care in the community where her husband grew up. She enjoys the opportunity to bring her specialized skills to our community, including local high schools and universities.
Dr. Henne is published in many journals including the American Journal of Orthopedics, Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, and the 5-Minute Clinical Consult. She has presented at numerous venues, such as the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, the orthopedic conference at Orlando Health, and the 33rd Annual Colin J. Condron Care of the Sick Child. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering as a member of the Junior League of Greater Winter Haven.
Visit https://relevesportsmedicine.com/ for more information on what Dr. Henne and her team can do for you.