The Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program in the Doisy College of Health Sciences is a graduate professional program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. In accordance with the Jesuit mission, which recognizes the dignity of all persons, the program seeks to develop competent practitioners who act for the good of the public, recognize the value of interprofessional practice, and who seek opportunities to serve the disadvantaged.
Each year, the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program recognizes Master of Athletic Training graduates with awards recognizing service, academic and clinical excellence.
The following members of the SLU MAT Class of 2020 were recognized with program awards:
Allison Stefan MAT
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE - Allison Stefan MAT
This recognition is awarded to the graduate who has the highest grade point average in professional phase courses.
Gwyneth Brown MAT
CLINICAL EXCELLENCE - Gwyneth Brown MAT and Maria Lingardo MAT
These graduates are nominated by faculty, staff or preceptors in recognition of outstanding achievement in their clinical practicum experiences.
Maria Lingardo MAT
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE -Allison Stefan MAT and Caitlyn Thomas MAT
These graduates are nominated by faculty or staff for significant participation in service to the profession through entire academic career.
Caitlyn Thomas MAT
COMMUNITY SERVICE - Allison Stefan MAT
These graduates are nominated by students, faculty or staff for significant participation in community service through entire academic career.
Congratulations to Allison, Gwyn, Maria, Caitlyn and all of our 2020 graduates!
Saint Louis University sponsors several student research events each year. In 2020, those events were converted to a virtual on-line format with abstracts published in a proceeding book. SLU Athletic Training students presented a project at each of the events.
Graduate Student Association Research Symposium
The annual SLU Graduate Student Association Research Symposium is held each year during the spring semester and is an interdisciplinary forum open to all SLU graduate students.
SLU AT students Gwyneth Brown and Maria Lingardo (MAT Class of 2020) along with mentors Jonathan Burch ATC (SLU Assistant Athletic Director) and Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC, FASAHP (SLU AT Program Director) presented: "Key Player on the Team: The Role of The Athletic Trainer in
the Assessment and Management of Mitochondrial Disease in an Intercollegiate
The Senior Legacy Symposium is SLU's annual celebration of undergraduate scholarly and creative work. Since 2008, this event has provided a platform for distinguished students from all majors to share their culminating academic achievements with the campus community in the form of research posters, oral presentations, artistic exhibitions, and musical/dramatic performances.
SLU AT Student Katherine Perko (MAT Class of 2021) Honors Capstone Project "Perspectives on Athletic Training in the Performing Arts" along with mentor Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC, FASAHP (SLU AT Program Director).