Two prominent sports medicine physicians joined a local business executive in chairing the 20th anniversary Niagara Cup Classic.
Scott Darling, M.D., Douglas Mooradian and William Wind, Jr., M.D., chaired the annual fundraiser for the medical center on Tuesday, June 7, at the Niagara Falls Country Club. The event is sponsored by the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
Dr.Darling is a primary care physician with UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine of Niagara, where he also oversees the concussion clinic. He is the head team physician for the University at Buffalo Bulls Division I Wrestling, and is assistant team physician for UB Bulls football.
Mr. Mooradian, who returned for a second year as tournament co-chair, is the director of marketing and public relations at Health Systems Services, providers of home medical equipment and the developers of customized injury prevention programs for health care workers in long-term and acute care settings.
Dr. Wind, an orthopedic surgeon, is the medical director of UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine of Niagara. He is the head team physician for the University at Buffalo Bulls NCAA Division I men’s basketball team and assistant team physician for UB Bulls football. Dr. Wind is a former assistant team physician for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns and the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers.
Since the inaugural tournament in 1992, the Niagara Cup has raised nearly $1 million for medical equipment and health care programs at Memorial Medical Center.
This year’s 20th anniversary tournament featured separate men’s and women’s divisions. Money raised will go toward Memorial’s new cardiac care telemetry unit and other healthcare programs for the medical center. For sponsorship information or to register for next year’s tournament, call Development and Special Events Manager Cara Turner at (716) 278-4570 or email Cara.Turner@nfmmc.org.