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Purdue administrator to speak during Spalding MSAT’s National Athletic Training Month celebration

Eagle Care Clinic health fair will precede Doug Boersma's speech

Steve Jones

The Spalding Master of Science in Athletic Training program will celebrate National Athletic Training Month with a speech from Purdue University associate athletic director Doug Boersma at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22 in the Columbia Gym auditorium. It’ll be preceded by a health fair from the Eagle Care Clinic at 11 in the gym lobby.

Pizza and soft drinks will be served.

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has declared the theme of this year’s Athletic Training Month to be, “Compassionate care for all,” and Boersma will share his experiences in delivering compassionate care to student-athletes.

Boersma, a certified athletic trainer for more than 20 years, oversees the medical treatment and rehabilitation of for all 18 Purdue sports programs. He’s also had stints at Bowling Green State, the University of Kentucky and Notre Dame. Read Boersma’s full bio.

Spalding’s MSAT is the first master’s-level professional athletic training program in Kentucky. The program will hold an info session on April 12.  Register for the April info session.

For more information online, visit Spalding.edu/athletic-training.