NFL hires Elizabeth Nabel as first chief medical adviser

February 9, 2015 10:26 PM

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The NFL, still in court over allegations by former players that it failed to protect them from concussions for decades, took another step Monday toward it stated goal of enhancing the health and safety of players in seasons to come.

Elizabeth Nabel, president of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and professor of medicine at Harvard, was named the league first chief health and medical adviser. The NFL said she will be the league's "senior medical expert" and work with Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league's medical/safe...

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