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PHOTO:Governor Terry McAuliffe with representatives  from the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Delegate Filler-Corn (patron of  the bill), and AT Michael Puglia (standing, second from right) and Advocate  Becky Bowers-Lanier representing the VATA.

JMU Alumni at VA Concussion Bill Signing

April 28, 2014

JMU Athletic Training 2011 graduate, Mike Puglia, was invited to the signing of HB1096 as a member of the VATA Governmental Affairs Committee and as a strong advocate for traumatic brain injury awareness. Mike is the Head Athletic Trainer at Powhatan High School employed by Bon Secours Medicine in Richmond, VA.

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Athletic Trainers Just Did Their Jobs

April 25, 2014

Former JMU Athletic Training students Tim Cuddeback and Jess Colborne return to the Boston Marathon as volunteers along with 3 of their former classmates. ESPN takes a look at the services provided by Athletic Trainers at this annual event.

Screen shot of moduleProfessor Develops Concussion Management Education Module

April 24, 2014

Athletic Training Program Medical Director and Health Science professor Dr. B. Kent Diduch created an education module for doctors to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit from the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP).

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Program Celebrates 100% BOC Pass Rate

Fall 2013

The James Madison University Athletic Training Faculty and Clinical Preceptors want to congratulate them for continuing to “Set the Standard” by being our fourth consecutive graduating class to have a 100% first time pass rate on the Board of Certification Exam.

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PHOTO: Allen LewisHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >