Blog Posts in Diversity

February 15, 2024 by Lydia Hicks
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In honor of Black History Month in February, NATA Now is highlighting some of our Black leaders at the state, district and national levels as they share insight into their volunteer journeys. “It was the perfect marriage of sports and human anatomy...
February 8, 2024 by Lydia Hicks
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In honor of Black History Month in February, NATA Now is highlighting some of our Black leaders at the state, district and national levels as they share insight into their volunteer journeys. Tina Carrillo, MS, LAT, ATC, was first introduced to...
February 1, 2024 by Lydia Hicks
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In honor of Black History Month in February, NATA Now is highlighting some of our Black leaders at the state, district and national levels as they share insight into their volunteer journeys. Not having an athletic trainer while attending West...
December 18, 2023 by Kristin Carroll
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Pictured above : Veronica Ampey, MS, LAT, ATC, Tracye Rawls-Martin, MS, ATC, Akima Abrakata-Dina, MSS, LAT, ATC, René Revis Shingles, PhD, ATC, and LouAnn Jefferson, MEd, ATC, at the 2022 NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo. Athletic training is a...
December 15, 2023 by Beth Sitzler
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Athletic training is a profession built on relationships. Just as important as the relationships ATs build with their patients are the ones they build with each other. NATA is often a conduit for these relationships, providing members with...
November 15, 2023 by Lydia Hicks
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In honor of National Native American Heritage Month in November, the NATA Now blog is highlighting some of NATA’s Native/Indigenous American members and their impact on the athletic training profession. Antonio Romano, ATC, initially aspired to...
November 1, 2023 by Lydia Hicks
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In honor of National Native American Heritage Month in November, the NATA Now blog is highlighting some of NATA’s Native/Indigenous American members and their impact on the athletic training profession. Megan Roach, MA, LAT, ATC, thought she wanted...
October 20, 2023 by Beth Sitzler
In 2021, the NATA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Task Force was introduced and charged with bringing the association’s six DEIA commitments to life. This year, in order to continue this work well into the future, the NATA Board of Directors...