Rebecca Rodriguez, DAT, ATC, CSCS

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education

Rebecca Rodriguez DAT, ATC, CSCS is the Coordinator of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor in the Master’s of Science in Athletic Training Program. She earned her MS in Kinesiology and Doctorate in Athletic Training from A.T. Still University in 2016 and 2022, respectively. Previously, she earned a dual degree in Athletic Training and Allied Health from George Fox University in 2012. Dr. Rodriguez teaches the Rehabilitation Applications courses, Responding to Emergencies, and Clinical Practicum courses. Her research interests include shoulder injuries in overhead athletes, primary injury prevention, clinical education, and practice-based research in the athletic training field. Dr. Rodriguez enjoys being outdoors, hiking, finding the best food and coffee in the Portland area, and spending time with her family.


  •  2022: Doctorate in Athletic Training (DAT), A.T. Still University
    * Applied Research Study: The Epidemiology of Shoulder Dislocations Presenting to the Emergency Department in the United States, 2007-2020
  • 2016: MS in Kinesiology, A.T. Still University
  • 2012: BS in Athletic Training and BS in Allied Health, George Fox University

Professional Experience

  • 2021-2022: Assistant Athletic Trainer, Willamette University
  • 2020-2021: Adjunct Instructor (Exercise Science), George Fox University
  • 2020-2021: Athletic Trainer, Oregon Health and Sciences University
  • 2018-2020: Athletic Trainer, United States Marine Corps
  • 2016-2018: Assistant Athletic Trainer, Willamette University
  • 2014-2016: Athletic Trainer, Hope Orthopedics of Oregon
  • 2012-2014: Athletic Trainer, Walton Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine


  • 2022-present: Continuing Education Committee Chair, Oregon Athletic Trainers’ Society

Professional Associations

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association