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Ben Towne, lecturer in the Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences, has been chosen to provide care to athletes on the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton teams at the Sochi Olympics in February 2014.
Dr. James Schilling received the 2012 Outstanding Perspectives Manuscript Runner-up Award for an article published in the Athletic Training Education Journal.
Tara Moore, a senior in USM’s Athletic Training Education Program has been awarded the Carl Nelson Athletic Training Student Scholarship for the 2012/2013 academic year
Tara Moore, a senior student in the Department of Exercise, Health and Sport Sciences Athletic Training Education Program has been awarded the Maine Athletic Trainer Association's Student Scholarship for 2013.
Brian Toy and Jim Schilling presented juried poster presentations at the 2013 meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Associations Biannual Athletic Training Educators’ Conference.
Anita Dixon, an alumni of USM's Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Athletic Trainer for Westbrook High School, was called into action at a preseason basketball game when a referee suffered a heart attack while working the game.
USM Associate Professor, Brian Toy, presented at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 63rd annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium on June 27-29, 2012.
Dr. Bill Dexter
William Dexter, M.D., FACSM, Medical Director of the University of Southern Maine’s (USM) Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and Team Physician for USM’s Department of Athletics, has recently been named President-Elect of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
The Department of Exercise, Health and Sport Sciences Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) recently received a three year accreditation extension from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Faculty member Ben Towne spent his February break in Lake Placid, NY, serving as an athletic trainer for the United States Bobsled and Skeleton teams. Towne was invited to help provide medical coverage for olympic-level athletes competing in the 2012 World Championships of Bobsled and Skeleton, a two-week competition held in Lake Placid.

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