Dee Raubenstine '80, Rick Meyers and President Robert R. Lindgren
Dr. John F. “Rick” Myers received the Randolph-Macon College Society of Alumni Yellow
Jacket Salute on March 8, 2013. The award was presented at the Macon Connections
breakfast at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Dee Raubenstine ’80, the
SOA director-at-large, presented the award.
The Society of Alumni created the Yellow Jacket Salute award to honor those who
have provided outstanding service in the furtherance of the mission of Randolph-Macon
Meyers has been a volunteer leader and mentor for the Randolph-Macon Athletic Training
Department for more than 30 years. His dedication to R-MC athletics is truly a wonder.
Because of his role as Team Physician, our student-athletes receive the best possible
care from the day they sustain their injuries to the moment they return to play.
Meyers is a member of the Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Team at Tuckahoe Orthopaedics.
He earned his medical degree from Ohio State University and completed both his internship
and residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, he is
certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Meyers’ list of accomplishments is impressive: He served as Head Physician for the
XVII Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. He is an active member of the
Virginia Special Olympics and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He is
active in the Arthroscopy Association of North America and previously served as
its president. He has devoted much time to research that has resulted in numerous
improvements in treatments and surgical techniques, especially for shoulder arthroscopy.
Meyers also enjoys training the next generation of surgeons. He serves as the Fellowship
Director of the Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Fellowship with Orthopaedic Research
Meyers and his wife Sally have three children and five grandchildren. In his free
time, he enjoys playing golf, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
The Randolph-Macon community is grateful to Meyers for his many years of service
to the college.