Saint Louis University Faculty and Alumni look forward to the annual National Athletic Trainers' Association Clinical Symposia and AT Expo each year to provide a week of service, professional development and fellowship. The 2017 NATA meeting was held from June 26-29 in downtown Houston, Texas.
|Hilary Stepansky ATC presenting at NATA 2017|
Hilary Stepansky MAT, ATC (SLU MAT Class of 2015) presented "Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Becoming a Female Athletic Trainer in the NFL" on Tuesday, June 27th. Hilary, who works with the Los Angeles Rams, is one of five women who have full-time staff athletic trainer positions in the National Football League.
|Dr. Breitbach with alum Kellie (Black) Fisher ATC at his presentation.|
Faculty Kitty Newsham PhD, ATC and Anthony Breitbach PhD, ATC made "Special Topics" presentations on Thursday, June 29th. Dr. Newsham presented "The Foot Core: Base of Stability" and Dr. Breitbach's topic was "Pedagogy Designed to Build a Foundation for Interprofessional Collaboration".
|David O'Loughlin ATC, Dr. Breitbach and Demeisha Crawford ATC at EDAC Town Hall|
Demeisha Crawford MAT, ATC (SLU MAT Class of 2016) also presented a poster on SLU's Ethnic Diversity Enhancement Grant at the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Council's Town Hall on Wednesday, June 28th.
|Andria Lampe ATC, Hilary Stepansky ATC and Will Rath ATC|
An additional highlight of the week was the SLU Athletic Training Alumni Reception at Tejas Grill and Sports Bar on June 28th.
|Demeisha Crawford ATC, Brad Bunten ATC, Ben Heimos ATC, Lizzy Kienstra ATC, Petra Knight ATC and Katie Sniffen ATC.|