Inside Look

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.


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.  

Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT-B Director, Athletic Training Program Eastern Kentucky University Invited Speaker at Southeast Athletic Trainers Association 40th Annual Meeting

Dr. Fuchs, serves as EKU's Director of the Athletic Training Program and Associate professor in the College of Health Sciences.  Dr. Fuchs was invited for his expertise in wound care to provide and evidence-based practice presentation on wound care.  The 40th Annual Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Annual meeting drew over 300 athletic trainers and sports medicine professionals and was held in Atlanta, GA.  Dr.

EKU AT Faculty Attend 2015 NATA Athletic Training Educators Conference and Four EKU AT Students Attend the NATA's iLead Conference in Dallas, TX

Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EKU's Athletic Training Program Director, along with Dr. Tracy Spigelman, ATC  and Dr. Matthew Sabin, ATC attended the 2015 Athletic Training Educators Conference, which is a premier conference held every two years to provide update on current trends in Athletic Training Education and to provide current research and innovation in athletic training educaton.  This confernce allows the EKU AT faculty to bring back best practices and new ideas to keep EKU' s AT Program at the cutting edge of Athletic Training Education.

EKU Alumni Bobby Feeback Provides AT Program Faculty and Students Tour of Dallas Cowboy Training Center

EKU AT Program Faculty Dr. Fuchs, Dr. Sabin and Dr. Spigelman along with EKU AT Program senior  BreAnna Hankins and Sophomore AT major students   Shelby Davis, Melissa Bellamy, Samantha Styer, where provided a tour of the Dallas Cowboys Training Center by EKU AT Program Alum Bobby Feeback, ATC who has finished his first year of a two year seasonal athletic training intern position with the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.  Bobby completed two summer internships with the Dallas Cowboys while in the EKU AT Program and from those experiences was offered his current position.