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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 Interning with NFL & MLB Affiliate Teams

EKU MS in AT - Summer Internship Students

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

Shelby Davis - 2016 CHS Excellence in Scholarship Award Winner

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. David Dyjack, Executive Director of the National Environmental Health Association, who spoke on "charting a course to further advance and elevate the environmental health arena both nationally and globally."

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.

AT Program Faculty & AT Students serve as part of medical team for 2015 UCI Supercross BMX World Cup

Dr. Eric Fuchs, ATC, EMT and Dr. Mathew Sabin, ATC along with EKU AT Program Students Kelly Coyne and Amanda Dixon, served as members of the medical staff for the 2015 UCI Supercross BMX Americas World Cup hosted in Rock Hill, SC.  This was Dr.

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).

Dr. Tracy Spigelman, ATC Clinical Coordinator for EKU Athletic Training Program & 17 Athletic Training Students Provide Coverage for the 2015 Blugrass Half-Marathon

The EKU Athletic Training Program  looks for quality experiences for our athletic training students to be able to learn and implement there clinical skills while engaging the community in which they live.  Experiences like these allow for our AT students to add to there resume showing experience beyond there required clinical education in the program.  Dr.

EKU Athletic Training Students and Faculty Provided On-Site Look at Athletic Training in Industrial Setting at Toyota Plant in Georgetown, KY by Premise Health TMMK

Eastern Kentucky University athletic training faculty and students, got a first hand look of the industrial and corporate employment setting for Athletic Trainers, thanks to Premise Health TMMK.  Premise Health invited athletic training programs from across the commonwealth to come and tour the Toyota Plant and recieve a behind the scenes presentation by the athletic trainers employed on-site by Premise Health to services Toyota plant employees.  

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