2005 News and Events


November 2005:

USA Today Interview

Dr. Gary Wilkerson was interviewed for an article that was featured in USA Today regarding the pros and cons of ankle taping.


September 2005:

GATP Baby News

Congratulations to Marisa and Jon Colston on the the birth of their son, Jonathan Alexander. He was born September 21 and weighed 9 pounds, 2 oz. and was 21 inches.


September 2005:

Blue Ribbon Award

Congratulations to GATP Administrative Assistant Liz Walker. Liz was awarded the UTC Blue Ribbon Award for September.


August 2005:

GATP Baby News

Congratulations to Brian & Susie Bogdanowicz on the the birth of their son, Tyler James. He was born August 1 and weighed 8 pounds, 10 oz.


June 2005:

NATA Presentation

Dr. Gary Wilkerson presented at the National Athletic Trainers' Association annual meeting in Indianapolis, IN on Evidence-Based Medicine: Application to Athletic Training and The Future of Healthcare Finance and Its Implications for Athletic Trainers.


May 2005:

NATA Joint Committee Meeting

Dr. Gary Wilkerson's presented at the NATA Joint Committe on the Documentation of the
Quality & Value of Healthcare Services.


April 2005:

SEATA Awards

Congratulations to Brian Bogdanowicz and Summer Neldner on their 2005 SEATA awards. Brian received the Education/Administration Athletic Trainer Award and Summer received the Graduate Athletic Training Student Scholarship.


April 2005:

SEATA Presentations

GATP faculty members and students presented at the SEATA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
-Dr. Marisa Colston- Clinical and Anatomical Review of the Spine
-Dr. Gary Wilkerson- State of Healthcare in the United States
-David Heath- A Comparison of Taping Methods on Closed Chain Subtalar Kinematics
-Meredith Atwood- Comparative Effects of Tape Material Characteristics on Talocrural-Subtalar Joint Motions
-Summer Neldner- A High School Player With a Lower Extremity Injury


January 2005:

TATS Award

Congratulations to second year Entry Level student, Sarah Herskee, recipient of the 2004 TATS Graduate Athletic Training Student Scholarship.


January 2005:

TATS Presentations

Faculty and students of the GATP presented at the Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society annual meeting:
-Dr. Marisa Colston- Professionalism and Ethics: Should they be taught?
-Brian Bogdanowicz- Decisions about Graduate School
-Meredith Atwood, David Heath, Sarah Herskee, Summer Neldner- Case Studies/Poster Presentations


January 2005:

GATA Presentation

Dr. Gary Wilkerson presented at the Georgia Athletic Trainers' Association annual meeting and symposium on The Future of Health Care Finance and its Implications for Athletic Training.