Noblesville—Riverview Hospital is pleased to announce Peter Dewar, MA, ATC, has recently joined Riverview Rehab & Fitness as Head Athletic Trainer for Noblesville High School. The position is part of a sports medicine partnership that Riverview has with Noblesville Schools.
“Peter brings extensive knowledge and experience in this role,” said Chad Robertson, coordinator of the Noblesville Rehab & Fitness Center. “We are excited to have him as part of the Riverview Rehab & Fitness team, and to continue our strong partnership with Noblesville Schools.”
Dewar earned his master’s degree in Teaching and Teacher Education at University of Arizona. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Health and Kinesiology. Dewar has more than five years of experience as an athletic trainer, which includes positions held internationally. He is currently an active member of the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapists communications committee and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.
As head athletic trainer, Dewar’s responsibilities include the prevention, assessment and treatment of emergency, acute and chronic athletic injuries, as well as the reconditioning of athletes after injury.
In addition, Peter has previous experience with the ImPACT Concussion Testing program, which is offered at Riverview Rehab & Fitness. The ImPACT Concussion program is the most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system used for student-athletes and aids physicians in determining when it is safe for athletes to return to competition. For more information on the ImPACT Concussion Testing program, please contact Riverview Rehab & Fitness, Noblesville at 317.776.7225.
Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville, a 16-bed hospital in Westfield, as well as freestanding combined ER and urgent care facilities. Also included are more than 25 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit.