Sports Medicine

West Chester University

Carolyn Jimenez, Ph.D., ATC
216 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Alison Gardiner Shires, PhD, ATC

Alison Gardiner Shires Head Shot



     Position Title:

               Associate Professor, Sports Medicine



     Contact Information:

               Telephone: (610) 436-2515                  






     Ph.D.     University of South Carolina, Columbia SC                    Physical Education

                          Dissertation Title: Attractors to and Facilitators for Athletic Training and the High School


     M.S.       California University of Pennsylvania, California PA      Athletic Training

     B.S.       Salisbury University, Salisbury MD                                 Physical Education/Athletic Training


Clinical Responsibilities:

     General Athletic Training Room Logistics

     Rehabilitation Coordinator

     Women's Lacrosse

Teaching Responsibilities:

     SMD 204- First Aid for Health Professionals

     SMD 210- Psychosocial Perspectives of Sports/Recreational Injuries

     SMD 272- Athletic Training Techniques

     SML 310- Therapuetic Modalities Laboratory

     SMD 315- Sports Injury Management I

     SMD 417- Sports Injury Management III

     SMD 592- Seminar in Sports Medicine

     SMD 693- Topics in Sports Medicine


Research Interests:

     Occupational Socialization in Athletic Training

Dr. Gardiner Shires's Curriculum Vitae

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