Dr. Daniel F. Hanley, the Bowdoin College physician since 1946, is an internationally-known expert on athletic injuries. He is the U.S. Representative and a permanent member of the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, U.S. Representative on the Medical Committee of the International Amateur Athletic Foundation, and U.S. Representative on the Medical Commission of the Pan American Sports Organization. A native of Amesbury, Massachusetts, he is a member of Bowdoin'Class of 1939 and received his M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1943. Dr. Hanley interned at Boston City Hospital and, during World War II, he was a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He saw service in the China-Burma-India Theatre and the European Theater, and was awarded a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster and the Army Commendation Medal. From 1969 through the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Dr. Hanley served as chairman of the U.S. Olympic COmmittee's Medical Services Committee. He was named U.S. Representative and a permanent member of the IOC's Medical Commission in 1969. A former President of the Maine Association of the Amateur Athletic Union, Dr. Hanley has also been a member of the AAU Sports Medicine Committee. During his undergraduate days, Dr. Hanley was a varsity football player for three years and captain of the varsity hockley team in his senior year. He has retained his interest in sports, and form many years was a popular master of ceremonies at Bowdoin sports awards banquets. In 1963, Dr. Hanley was a winner of the "Sports Illustrated" Silver Anniversary All-American Award.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 2
Cumberland, ME 04021
Phone (207) 807-7666
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.