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March 31, 2016

Volberding recognized for contributions to athletic training education


Jennifer Volberding, Ph.D., athletic training program director and assistant professor at OSU-CHS, recently was honored with the Mid America Athletic Trainers’ Association Ethnically Diverse and Female Recognition Award at the organization’s annual meeting and symposium in Springfield, Mo.

The award is presented to an individual who has contributed significantly to the professional development of ethnically diverse or female athletic trainers or has made significant advancement in health care services to an ethnically diverse or female population.

Volberding currently is researching ways to educate athletic trainers about effective communication and appropriate treatment among culturally diverse populations. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Boston University, a master’s degree at Georgia State University and a doctorate at the University of Kansas.

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