Recent graduate Leeah Fayson received a NATA Research and Education Undergraduate Poster Award.

Athletic training honors

UD students win awards at national athletic training meeting

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4 p.m., July 18, 2013--The University of Delaware’s athletic training education program was well represented at the National Athletic Training Association’s 64th Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, held in Las Vegas, Nev., from June 24-27. 

UD honors included the following:

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Eminent engineer

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has announced that it will honor UD Dean of Engineering Babatunde A. Ogunnaike with a 2014 MAC Eminent Chemical Engineers Award.

AAUW fellowship

Stephanie L. Kerschbaum, UD assistant professor of English, has been named a recipient of a 2014-15 American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship.
  • Leeah Fayson (May 2013 graduate) received a NATA Research and Education Undergraduate Poster Award for her project, “The Effects of Ankle Kinesio Taping on Muscle Activity During a Drop Landing Maneuver.”
  • Andrea Di Trani (first-year doctoral student in the Biomechanics and Movement Science Program) was awarded a $2,500 NATA Foundation Scholarship sponsored by F.A. Davis Company Publishers.
  • Peter Braun was a master’s student oral award finalist for his presentation, “Oculomotor Function in Collegiate Student-Athletes with a Previous History of Sports Related Concussion.”
  • The UD team was the NATA National Quiz Bowl second runner-up.

In addition, 16 UD students and faculty gave presentations or presented posters, and 17 undergraduates attended the event, supported in part by the Student Athletic Trainers’ Club (SATC).

“This was the highest number of undergrads we sent to the national meeting,” said Tom Kaminski, professor and director of the athletic training education program.  “We were also really pleased to have more than 175 alums turn out for our UD ATEP Alumni Party on Tuesday, June 25.”

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