All-Sports Museum to host gallery talk with Roberta Millard on May 3

May 02, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Dr. Roberta Millard, a team physician in Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, will give a gallery talk at noon on Wednesday, May 3, in the Penn State All-Sports Museum’s swimming and diving gallery.

A 1982 and 1986 Penn State alumna, Millard was an outstanding swimmer on the varsity team from 1978 to 1982. An All-American in 1982, she was an NCAA qualifier, served as team captain, and was voted team MVP. Millard formerly held eight individual and relay records, and went on to win the Ernest McCoy Scholar Athlete Award in 1982, as well as an NCAA postgraduate scholarship.

Millard earned her doctor of medicine in 1986 from the Penn State College of Medicine, completed her residency in 1989 at the University of Virginia, and joined the faculty at Penn State Hershey in 1989. Starting in 2004, she became a Penn State team physician and currently serves women’s soccer, men’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s volleyball, women’s basketball, women’s track and cross country, men’s track and cross country, and the dance team.

Gallery talks are held in the Penn State All-Sports Museum, located on the southwest corner of Beaver Stadium opposite the Bryce Jordan Center. A long canopy leading from Curtin Road marks the museum entrance. There is a small kiosk lot across the street from the museum for visitor parking, as well as in Lot 44 for those with an appropriate pass. All gallery talks are live-streamed on the museum’s Facebook page for those unable to attend. This event is free and open to the public.

The Penn State All-Sports Museum will host monthly gallery talks with a wide variety of coaches, alumni and scholars throughout 2017. The gallery talks are casual, and no registration is required. Below is a list of upcoming gallery talks. Dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 — Coach Johanna Hall; fencing gallery

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 — William Nichol; boxing gallery

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 — Tanisha Wright; basketball gallery

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 — Coach Mary Kennedy Zierke; golf gallery

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 — Ken Chertow; wrestling gallery

  • Dr. Roberta Millard Penn State

    Dr. Roberta Millard, a team physician in Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, will present a gallery talk at noon on May 3 in the Penn State All-Sports Museum. 

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Last Updated May 02, 2017