Andrews Research & Education Foundation

The Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) is the non-profit division of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

The Andrews Institute established AREF in order to advance the science of orthopaedic care and sports medicine to educate not only the professional community but also the general public on issues that affect their daily health and well-being.

Our Foundation:

Prevention of injuries in youth sports, our community and our armed forces – whether active duty or veterans is our primary focus. With your help, we will continue to build a healthy community.

Established to develop sports and musculoskeletal medicine programs to prevent,and treat injury, AREF is committed to improving the quality of life of people of all ages while increasing human performance and wellness through our research and education initiatives.

Our Vision:

AREF leads research and education initiatives and provides public service programs that generate new techniques, technology and methodologies that are implemented in direct patient care and will improve the lives of people of all ages. The vision is spearheaded by the on-going efforts of internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Board Of Directors:

  • James Andrews, M.D. –President
  • Edward  M. Gray, III – Vice President
  • Sunil  Gupta, M.D. – Treasurer
  • Scott  Raynes – Secretary
  • Roger  Ostrander, M.D. – Director
  • Jerry  Pate - Director


Support Medical and Clinical Research

AREF seeks the support from individuals, organizations and other outside entities in order to support research and educational initiatives that further the science of orthopaedics and sports medicine. Your support allows AREF to educate the professional community and the general public on issues that affect their daily health and well-being.

For more information, please contact:
Andrews Research & Education Foundation
1020 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561

Donations can be sent to:

Andrews Research & Education Foundation