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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

EKU Athletic Training Students Tour a Industrial Setting

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 receive 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

EKU Athletic Training Faculty Receives ESS Scholarship Award

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

EKU Athletic Training Students at iLead

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 education. This conference 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 Athletic Training Alum Showcases Dallas Cowboys Facility to Current Students

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. 

EKU AT Program Alumni Richie Bancells, MS, ATC Honored at PBATS Winter Meeting

EKU Alumni Richie Bancells Honored


San Diego, Calif. — The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) announced that the organization has awarded Richie Bancells, PBATS executive board member and Baltimore Orioles head athletic trainer, with the 2014 Distinguished Service Award. The announcement was made as a part of the annual Baseball Winter Meetings.

EKU Athletic Training Program Graduate a Member of NFL's Top Athletic Training Staff

Story by: by Morgan Romans, Student Assistant 2/12/2015 12:55:00 PM

Eastern Kentucky University graduate Greg McMillen plays a big role on the recently named number one athletic training staff in the National Football League.
The Pro Football Athletic Trainers Society, in conjunction with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation, named the Buffalo Bills athletic training staff as the NFL Athletic Training Staff of the year for 2014.

EKU Athletic Training Student, Robbie Kippler, Accepted a 2015 Summer NFL Internship with the Dallas Cowboys

EKU Athletic Training Student Robbie Kippler

Robbie Kippler who is completing his second year in the professional phase of the EKU Athletic Training Program, was offered and accepted a NFL summer internship with the Dallas Cowboys for 2015.  Robbie spent this fall applying to several NFL teams for internships and received an offer from the Cowboys a few days ago.  Robbie becomes the latest in a long line of EKU athletic training students to be selected for NFL Summer internships.

EKU AT Program Faculty and Students Attend 30th Annual Southeast Athletic Training Student Symposium in Atlanta, GA

EKU Athletic Training Students at SEATA Athletic Training Student Symposium

This year the 55 students from the EKU Athletic Training Program were able to attend the Southeast Athletic Training Association Student Symposium as they celebrated their 30th meeting. With the fundraising help of the programs members as well as President Benson and the athletic department AT program students attended yet another great conference. Each year every student in the program along with the athletic training program faculty, Dr. Eric Fuchs, ATC, EMT, Dr. Tracy Spigelman, ATC, and Dr.

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