2005 News and Events
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.
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.
Blue Ribbon Award
Congratulations to GATP Administrative Assistant Liz Walker. Liz was awarded the UTC Blue Ribbon Award for September.
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.
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.
NATA Joint Committee Meeting
Dr. Gary Wilkerson's presented at the NATA Joint Committe on the Documentation of
Quality & Value of Healthcare Services.
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.
GATP faculty members and students presented at the SEATA Annual Meeting in Atlanta,
-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
Congratulations to second year Entry Level student, Sarah Herskee, recipient of the 2004 TATS Graduate Athletic Training Student Scholarship.
Faculty and students of the GATP presented at the Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society
-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
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.