Physical Ed. Recreation & Athletics
B.S., Westfield State College; M.S., University of Massachusetts (Amherst); Ph.D., Simmons College
PERA Assistant Professor of the Practice
"The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire and how you handle injury along the way."
As the Director of Student Well-Being and Sports Medicine I act as the department liaison between the Health Center and Stone Center for all students within the department as well oversee the Sports Medicine Department as the Head Athletic Trainer.
My research interests include athletic training education, physiological issues in athletics, specific injury case studies and common female athlete injuries.
My teaching interests include sports medicine, injury prevention, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, health and wellness, irish step dancing, couch to 5k, and bootcamp.
Other professional interests include strength and conditioning, orthopedic technician, and orthopedic bracing.
Activities that I enjoy are spending time with my husband, family and friends as well as running and lifting weights.