Alison Gardiner Shires, PhD, LAT, ATC

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Position Title

  • Associate Professor, Sports Medicine

Contact Information


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Ph.D. University of South Carolina, Columbia SC Physical Education 
Dissertation Title: Attractors to and Facilitators for Athletic Training and the High School Setting
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- Therapeutic 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
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