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Aaron Sciascia Elected President-Elect of ASSET

Aaron Sciascia

EKU's newest addition to the Athletic Training faculty, Aaron Sciascia, was nominated and elected as President-Elect of the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET) at their most recent meeting. ASSET is a group of approximately 100 clinicians and researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds who specialize in delivering evidence-based clinical care and outcomes-oriented research of the shoulder and elbow regions. This group, stemming from the fields of athletic training, occupational therapy and physical therapy, has strict membership guidelines requiring continual contributions to the body of knowledge related to shoulder and elbow evaluation and rehabilitation through direct patient contact, clinical research, or a combination of both. Priding itself on disseminating the highest level of research and recognized as being comprised of experts in shoulder and elbow care, ASSET works to transform that knowledge into clinical practice. For more information regarding ASSET, visit www.asset-usa.org.

Aaron has been a member of the ASSET since 2009 and has previously served as Communication Chair, Member-at-Large, and Secretary/Treasurer. As he transitions into this new role, he will be committing to 3 years of professional service (President-Elect, President, and Past-President) where he will now be responsible for:
 
- Chairing the membership Committee (only in year as President-Elect)
- Serving as the executive officer of ASSET
- Presiding over all meetings of ASSET
- Appointing all special chairpersons and all standing committee chairpersons
- Serving as ex-officio member of all committees
- Presenting an annual report regarding the activities of ASSET at the annual meeting
- Serving as a liaison for the American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and to associated domestic and international organizations
- Coordinating and developing the annual meeting programming (only in year as Past-President)

...and in his spare time he will be learning how to juggle, whittle and making gelato in mass quantities!

Published on October 10, 2016

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