Athletic Training alumni gather at NATA annual meetingPosted: July 2, 2013
Athletic Training (AT) alumni attending the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NATA) Annual Meeting had the opportunity to reconnect with one another, students, faculty, and other program supporters in Las Vegas on June 26. They heard updates from A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Dean Randy Danielsen; Dr. John Parsons, AT program director and associate professor; Dr. Eric Sauers, professor and chair interdisciplinary health sciences; and ATSU-ASHS alumni chapter board members Kevin Messey, ’01, and Greg Janik, ’00. Below is a recap of the updates.
- Numerous students, alumni, faculty, and friends of the AT program received awards at the NATA Annual Meeting. Bethany Rogers, ’07, was also presented with the Distinguished Service Award from the ATSU-ASHS alumni chapter at the event for her work with underserved adolescent athletes.
- The AT program continues to grow, with the new Graduate Certificate in Clinical Decision-Making in Athletic Training being offered beginning this fall, and plans for an online DAT program well underway. If you would like to learn more about these programs, contact Dr. Parsons.
- Michelle Weber, AT, ’14, was recognized as the 2013 Dwight Patterson Youth Sports Scholarship winner. The Dwight Patterson Youth Sports Scholarship was created in 2004 to support ATSU’s AT students who demonstrate a commitment to the well-being of youth athletes. Support the scholarship.
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