Robert C. Byrd Clinic Hosts Cardiac Clinic for Student Athletes


Are you a student athlete gearing up for the new season? Get ready to hit the field, court, or track with confidence! Don’t miss the FREE Student Athlete Cardiac Clinic held in collaboration with several local providers on Saturday, May 4 from 9am to 12pm at Rainelle United Methodist Church (617 Kanawha Ave,
Rainelle, WV 25962).

This important event will provide student athletes with an EKG (Electrocardiogram) and
a blood pressure check.

Who should attend?
This free clinic is open to all student athletes in the community. Early detection of any
potential cardiac issues is crucial for ensuring the safety and well-being of young

Meet the Team:
The Student Athlete Cardiac Clinic will be staffed by experienced healthcare
professionals, including:
Lori Cooper, APRN, CNP: A board-certified nurse practitioner specializing in primary care.
Larry Rhodes, MD: A board-certified pediatric cardiologist affiliated with WVU Medicine.
David Allen, DO: A board-certified osteopathic physician specializing in family medicine.

“Make sure you are ready for the season with an EKG & blood pressure check!” says
Lori Cooper, APRN, CNP Family Medicine Provider at Robert C. Byrd Rupert Clinic.
“This free clinic is a great opportunity for student athletes to receive a baseline cardiac
assessment and ensure they are performing at their peak.”

Space is limited! Pre-registration is encouraged. Please call 304-645-3220 ext.1. Visit for event details.

Robert C. Byrd Clinic is a comprehensive not-for-profit Rural Health Clinic dedicated to
providing affordable, high-quality healthcare services to all. We are committed to the
health and well-being of our community, including the young athletes who will be our
future leaders.


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