For the second year in a row, School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training students volunteered for Community Action, a non-profit organization that assists residents of Washington County in need. During their annual benefit, Kaleidoscope, our students assisted by registering guests and processing gifts.
Current 2nd year athletic training students – Lauren Garcia (’19), Daisha Acorda (’19), Bri Dixon (’19), Kerry Dill (’19) and Samantha Boulanger (’19), were a part of the team that provided medical coverage for the 2019 Nike Hoop Summit. The event was over 3 days, and included future collegiate and NBA players.
Current Athletic Training faculty members, Drs. Bates and Cook presented their research findings as a part of the NWATA Free Communications presentation during the 2019 NWATA District Conference in April. Dr. Jessica Moore was also an invited speaker at the conference.
During the 2019 NWATA District 10 Conference in Spokane, Washington, Megan Sarles, (’20) and Emry Wells (’20) gave oral presentations during the student forum.
Dr. Dana Bates collaborated with Brent Norris MPAS, PA-C , in the planning and implementation of the SIM-Man into the testing for the General Medical Course.
In the Spring of 2018, the students of Athletic Training Program attended the 20
Athletic Training Student Kelly Strasser was awarded the “Best Oral Presentation” at the 2018 Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (NWATA) District 10 Clinical Symposium in Portland, Oregon.
Second-year Athletic Training student, Erin Guidarelli, was given a $450 grant from the Oregon Athletic Trainers Society (OATS) to attend the iLead Leadership Conference in Dallas Texas in February of 2019.
Dr. Jessica Moore, EdD, ATC will join the Athletic Training Program as a Full-time faculty. In her primary role as Assistant Professor, she will share her expertise in AT 600 General Medical Conditions as well as Co-Teaching varies courses alongside Dr. Jeffery Kawaguchi and Dr. Dana Bates.