Dr. John Parsons to Present “Strategies to Incorporate Healthcare Informatics Into Classroom and Clinical Experiences” at the CAATE Accreditation Conference

John Parsons, a nationally certified and state licensed athletic trainer, is the Managing Director of the NCAA Sport Science Institute, whose mission is to promote and develop safety, excellence, and wellness in college student-athletes, and to foster life-long physical and mental development. Dr. Parsons’ policy portfolio includes sports medicine, sport injury epidemiology, athletic health care administration, as well as oversight of data collection and technology initiatives. Prior to coming to the NCAA, he was a faculty member in the post-professional athletic training program at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona for 17 years, the last five serving as the director of the program. Dr. Parsons currently serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Sports Rehabilitation and the Athletic Training Education Journal. In 2016, he was recognized by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association with the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award.

Dr. Parson’s presentation will focus on the IOM healthcare competency, Healthcare Informatics, and how programs can incorporate this into both didactic and clinical educations components of the educational curriculum.

Please visit our Accreditation Conference Webpage to view the program, learn more about available workshops, and to find additional information on hotel availability and ground transportation.