Dr. Hintz joined the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2019. She is an active duty Air Force physician, and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the San Antonio Military Medical Center in 2016. After residency, she worked as a physician with a special operations unit based in Florida specializing in flight medicine, casualty evacuation care, and far forward medical support for air and ground assets in combat environments. She also served as medical director for the development of the 1st Special Operations Group Human Performance Program. She received her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD and her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia. During fellowship, Dr. Hintz will serve as a team physician in the care of the UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and as the team physician for El Segundo High School. Her research interests include bone health and bone stress injuries, the female athlete triad and its parallels in male athletes, and human performance applications to the military.
Dr. Sawlani joined the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship Program in July 2019 after completing her Family Medicine Residency at AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. While there, she served as Chief Resident. She received her medical degree from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. A native of Illinois, she received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, where she served as a Sports Medicine Aide for the Northwestern Wildcats football team and captain/choreographer for the Bhangra dance team. As part of her fellowship, Dr. Sawlani will serve as team physician for Santa Monica High School as well as a team physician for UCLA Athletics. She will also assist the team physicians for the Los Angeles Lakers. Her research interests include concussion in sport, sports psychology, and sports medicine training in graduate medical education.