Dr. McLeod named director of athletic training programPosted: January 13, 2014
Tamara Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, has accepted a new role as professor and director of the athletic training (AT) program at A.T. Still University (ATSU). She will retain her distinction as the John P. Wood, DO, Endowed Chair for Sports Medicine. Dr. McLeod assumes the AT program director position vacated by Dr. John Parsons, who recently left ATSU after 17 years to pursue an exciting new opportunity as the director of the NCAA’s Sport Science Institute.
“We are very happy that Dr. McLeod has chosen to bring her significant academic expertise and experience here within the AT program and accept this exciting new leadership opportunity as the director of our AT program,” said Dr. Eric Sauers, professor and chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences which houses the AT program. “She is extremely well qualified and is very well respected within the athletic training profession, the University, and the community, as an academic leader. Furthermore, she has the full faith and confidence of the administration, AT faculty, alumni, and the students.”