As we approach the end of another academic year, I hope this newsletter finds you taking some time for yourself to relax with family and friends. This is another year of firsts for our program, […]Read more
In April, A.T. Still University (ATSU) students, faculty, and staff provided free sports physicals to more than 1,400 high school student athletes in Glendale, Arizona through a partnership with Team of Physicians for Students (TOPS). […]Read more
One of the winning teams from last year’s SparkTank competition recently presented to an enthusiastic crowd at the Athletic Training Educators’ Conference in Dallas. Teammates Kellie Bliven, PhD, ATC; Inder Makin, MD, PhD; and Ryan […]Read more
Tamara Valovich-McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA, professor and director of athletic training programs at A.T. Still University, and Javier Cárdenas, MD, were the featured speakers at Women for ATSU’s community luncheon and presentation on Thurs., Feb. […]Read more
Nina Hsieh, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES, ‘03, is transitioning into her new role as the Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Los Angeles Lakers beginning in the 2016-17 season. After graduating from California State University, Fullerton […]Read more
A.T. Still University (ATSU) faculty members recently attended a workshop hosted by the Teaching & Learning Center, featuring a presentation by Cailee Welch Bacon, PhD, ATC. Dr. Welch Bacon is an assistant professor of athletic […]Read more
Alumnae and faculty of A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences’ athletic training department presented posters on research related to concussions at the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in October 2016 […]Read more
Hometown: Saginaw, Michigan
Graduate Assistant Position: Phoenix College
Future Plans: Assistant AT position somewhere in the Midwest or Arizona/West Coast
Favorite Memory: Being able to travel to Oklahoma for the NJCAA D2 baseball World Series with my team after sweeping Mesa Community College in the regional finals.
Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey
Graduate Assistant Position: Dignity Health Foundation, Arizona College Prep
Future Plans: Athletic training in the military setting
Favorite Memory: My favorite memories of the AT program were the volunteer services we participated in. I loved being able to participate in the Special Olympics physicals, Day for Special Smiles, Ear Day, TOPS Physicals, and more. These events made a difference in the lives of the patients and I felt it opened my eyes to all the positive aspects of life. I truly enjoyed helping others through these events.
Hometown: Floral Park, New York
Graduate Assistant Position: Brophy College Preparatory
Future Plans: Undecided
What will you miss most: The entire ATSU family and never having to pick up a snow shovel for any reason whatsoever.
Hometown: De Pere, Wisconsin
Graduate Assistant Position: Phoenix College
Future Plans: Continue working in the collegiate setting
Favorite Memory: Going to the NJCAA Division II College World Series in Enid, Oklahoma.
Hometown: Lena, Illinois
Graduate Assistant Position: Chandler Preparatory Academy
Future Plans: I would enjoy a career as a clinical athletic trainer in the hospital setting or the industrial setting.
What will you miss most: I will miss my classmates the most. We spent so much time together, both in class and out of class, and they made everything much more enjoyable. I couldn’t have asked for a better support system and network during my time at ATSU.
Hometown: Graton, California
Graduate Assistant Position: Salt River High School
Future Plans: Industrial setting for a few years, then determine if I will stay, or pursue a doctorate or a physiotherapy degree
What will you miss most: Intellectual and peer communication with continuous learning opportunities.
Hometown: Nipomo, California
Graduate Assistant Position: Fountain Hills High School
Future Plans: Athletic Trainer for Work Fit in Renton, Washington
What will you miss most: Question of the day!! And the staff and my classmates of course.
Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington
Graduate Assistant Position: FITLIFE Health Systems
Future Plans: Sports Medicine and Anatomy/Physiology teacher for the East Valley Institute of Technology in Fountain Hills and Athletic Trainer at FITLIFE Health Systems
What will you miss most: The ease of access to great mentors, colleagues, and friends.
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Graduate Assistant Position: Desert Mountain High School
Future Plans: Assistant Athletic Trainer at Middlebury College
What will you miss most: Dr. Anderson’s “Question of the Day”.
Hometown: Bear, Delaware
Graduate Assistant Position: Xavier College Preparatory
Future Plans: Pursue my PhD at the University of Georgia
What will you miss most: The faculty, staff, and students at ATSU.