February 12, 2014

SLU Chapter of National Athletic Training Honor Society Inducts Newest Members

Saint Louis University's Alpha Iota Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the National Athletic Training Honor Society, inducted new members on February 10, 2014.  The ceremony took place in the Wall Auditorium in the Education Union on the SLU Medical Center Campus.  Following the ceremony, there was a presentation on "Mental Health and the Athlete" by Timothy Neal ATC and Michael Ross PhD. 

Over 120 students and professionals attended the keynote presentation.
Timothy Neal and Dr. Michael Ross during the keynote presentation.

Mr. Neal is the Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine at Syracuse University. He is prominently involved in the development of position statements and policies for athletic trainers with regard to management of mental health in athletes.  Dr. Ross is a professor in the Department of Psychology at SLU. He serves as the Faculty Athletics Representative and teaches a course in the AT program titled: "Psychology of Sport and Injury".

2014 Iota Tau Alpha Inductees

Michael Aaron (MAT Class of 2015)
Nana Fujishiro (MAT Class of 2017)
Collin Peterson (MAT Class of 2017)
Stephanie Ross (MAT Class of 2017)
Rachel Spika (MAT Class of 2016)

Jessica Buschjost (MAT Class of 2014)
Hilary Stepansky (MAT Class of 2015)
John Runde (MAT Class of 2014)

SLATS, the SLU AT student association, provided pizza after the ceremony.

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