Lindsey Migliore

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Born (1989-07-16) July 16, 1989 (age 32)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materNew York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016
Occupation
  • esports medicine physician
  • LGBTQIA+ advocate
  • online personality

Lindsey Migliore, D.O. (born July 16,1989), also known as GamerDoc, is an American esports medicine physician, LGBTQIA+ advocate, and online personality.

Career

Medical

Migliore graduated from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016. She completed her intern year at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Georgetown University Hospital/National Rehabilitation Hospital.[1]

Migliore was appointed a Faculty Associate at the NYIT Center for Sports Medicine in 2020 and participated in the “Virtual Gaming: Real Medicine 2020 Esports Medicine Conference” in November of 2020.[2] [3]

National Women's Hockey League

In 2020, Migliore began hosting the National Women’s Hockey League’s talk show, Open Ice. The show first premiered on January 13th, 2020, and aired on Twitch. The second season returned on October 12th, 2020.[4]

Non-Profit

In 2020, Migliore founded Queer Women of Esports, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to making competitive gaming a more inclusive and equitable place for the LGBTQIA+ population. She also serves as the Director of Advocacy for Women in Games International.[5]

Notable Events

At the 2019 American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation annual assembly titled, Migliore gave a presentation entitled “Esports Medicine: Fortnite, Flossing, and the Future of Physiatry”.[6]

In July 2020, she joined co-panelists Cam Akers and Derwin James of the NFL and host Jess Brohard to discuss Sports & Gaming at the EDGE event, and participated in the Women of the eRena Fortnite Tournament in August 2020 hosted by eFuse and ESPN Esports. [7]

She joined hosts Paul Dawalibi and William Collis on the podcast “Business of Esports” on September 17, 2020[8], and has been featured in Wired UK[9], PC Gamer[10], the Esports Observer[11] and Esports Insider[12].

References

  1. "Dr. Lindsey Migliore, DO – Washington, DC | Physical Medicine/Rehab on Doximity". Doximity. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  2. "Faculty Associates: College of Osteopathic Medicine | New York Tech". www.nyit.edu. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  3. "Virtual Gaming: Real Medicine 2020 Esports Medicine Conference | Events | New York Tech". www.nyit.edu. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  4. ""NWHL Open Ice" on Twitch Debuts Monday Night". www.nwhl.zone. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  5. "Our Team: Women In Games International". Women In Games International. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  6. "PhyzTalks Finalists". www.aapmr.org. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  7. Quintana, Menachem (14 November 2020). "Jimmy Baratta Goes From Lawyer to Successful Esports Entrepreneur". Medium. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  8. "Episode #97: GamerDoc, Gamer Health & Wellness, Ninja Comeback, Team Liquid Elite Training". Business of Esports. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  9. Baraniuk, Chris (27 October 2020). "They dreamed of esports glory. Then their bodies broke down". Wired UK. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  10. Macgregor, Jody (9 December 2020). "'Nootropics' marketed to esports viewers aren't necessarily safe, says doctor". PC Gamer. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  11. Hitt, Kevin (11 September 2020). "Esports Players Putting Health on the Line With Unhealthy Eating and Exercise Habits". The Esports Observer. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
  12. Reames, Mitch (10 April 2020). "Herman Miller's esports entry is a welcomed fight against gaming chairs". Esports Insider. Retrieved 30 December 2020.

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