Inside Look

Changing of the Guard

Dr. Matthew Sabin

Dr. Fuchs, Director of the Athletic Training Program for the last six years, was hired as the Chair for the Department of Exercise and Science at EKU effective July 1, 2016. During his tenure as Program Director, he was instrumental in increasing student enrollment, increasing the clinical experiences of our students, and pre-emptively developing and starting the new MS in AT degree. Though his leadership within the program will be missed, his guidance and support as the chair of our department will be greatly appreciated.

Dr. Bobby Barton Scholarship - Currently Unfunded, Not Unfounded

Dr. Bobby Barton

To the best of my knowledge, in the Fall of 2009, an effort was started to raise money to endow a scholarship in the name of Dr. Bobby Barton. Dr. Barton has impacted a multitude of EKU graduates and clinicians and is beyond deserving of this honor. He has served the profession, his athletes, as well as the graduate and undergraduate students lucky enough to have come up through the ranks under his instruction. Almost 7 years later, the fund to create this scholarship remains below the minimum so no scholarships can be distributed in his honor.

Three EKU AT Rising Senior Students will Spend Summer Intering with NFL & MLB Affiliate Teams

Many students will be planning for some down time during there summer break from college, three EKU rising Senior Athletic Training Students will be continuing to learn about Athletic Training and what it takes to work at the Professional Level.

Athletic Training Student Shelby Davis Poster Presentation at CHS Scholar's Day Won 2016 Excellence in Research Faculty Award

Shebly Davis's Poster Presentation titled: "Putting the Athletic back in Trainer" Won the Excellence in Scholarship award at the 2016 College of Health Sciences Scholarship Day. Shelby's Poster was 1 of 129 total posters from seven departments in the College that were presented. Highlighting the day's program was keynote speaker Dr.

Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT-B Provides Keynote Address to Ohio University's his Alma Mater ('92) Division of Athletic Training Graduates

Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT, who is the Athletic Training Program Director at Eastern Kentuck University was invited by the Ohio University Divsion of Athletic Training and the Athletic Training Student Associaton to give the keynote to the Divisons Graduates.  Dr.

MS in AT Program Open House for Prospective Students/ Applicants

The Eastern Kentucky University Athletic Training Program would like to invite Prospective MS in Athletic Training Program Students and applicantes to visit with the MS in AT Program Faculty and tour our labs and facilities, and learn more about the MS In  AT Program at EKU.

DATES: Friday  January 15, 2016 or Saturday January 23, 2016

EKU PROFESSOR EMERITUS DR. BARTON RECEIVES EVE-BECKER DOYLE LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM NATA (See Video Below Story)

RICHMOND, Ky. – Dr. Bobby Barton has received the highest honor bestowed by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

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