Dr. Diane Hillard-Sembell, MD
Honored At NIU Event
Dr. Diane Hillard-Sembell was honored as one of the "legends of the 80s" at a reception honoring past and current women's basketball players at Northern Illinois University. NIU held an event celebrating 60 years of women's basketball, and over 30 alumni players were recognized at halftime of the women's basketball game against Western Michigan University.
Hillard-Sembell is a member of the NIU Sports Hall of Fame, having played basketball for four years as well as volleyball and track for two years. She was also named the NIU Outstanding Alumni of the College of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Hillard-Sembell is a sports medicine specialist at the Springfield Clinic Orthopedic Group and Springfield Clinic Sports Medicine. Her expertise is in knee injury prevention and knee treatment, with a special emphasis on Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction and Cartilage surgery.