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Graduate Faculty

Graduate Faculty


We currently have 5 full-time and 1 adjunct graduate athletic training faculty members guiding 34 full-time graduate students through our post-professional program.


D. Downey
Darcy Downey, EdD
Assistant Professor
Jim Farnsworth
Jim Farnsworth, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
M Fraser
Melissa Fraser, PhD
Assistant Professor
R. Harter
Rod Harter, PhD
Professor
N. Myers
Natalie Myers, PhD
Assistant Professor
K. Painter
Kirk Painter, DPT
Adjunct Faculty

In addition to these faculty members, Joni Mettler, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science and NATA Foundation grant recipient, also chairs and serves on AT thesis and culminating project committees.

Collectively, our graduate faculty possesses research expertise in concussion diagnosis and clinical management, therapeutic modality methodologies and efficacy, ACL injury prevention, neuromuscular aspects of injury, evidence-based practice, clinical outcomes assessment, clinical education pedagogy and clinical reasoning.