Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC
Chad received his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University and his master's and doctoral degrees from Ohio University, where he also served as an instructor and athletic trainer.
After serving as the athletic training program director and associate professor at NU, he has returned to Ohio University as a Visiting Professor.
He was a member of the Board of Certification Board of Directors, the NATA Education Task Force, and served as the Chair of the NATA Education Council.
Dr. Starkey is currently a member of the NATA's Leadership, Information, Management, and Education (LIME) Team, the National Legal Program, the Educational Degree Task Force, and serves as the Chair of the Uniform Terminology Project.
In addition to his
peer-reviewed journal publications and professional presentations, Dr. Starkey
has authored several textbooks including Therapeutic Modalities
of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon's Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
He is a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Athletic Training, Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, and served as an editor of the 19th, 20th, and 21st editions of Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.
also provides injury epidemiological services as a consultant to the National Basketball Association
has received the NATA's
Service Award, NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award, the EATA
's Cramer Award, and has given the Keynote address at the Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Association
meeting in 1999 and the William E. Newell Memorial Address to the EATA in 2001.