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Dr. Wanda Swiger

Human Performance and Movement Sciences
Spaulding Gymnasium 135 • M-2301

As Athletic Training Program Coordinator, Dr. Swiger has been a practicing athletic trainer since 1993. Degrees and Credentials: BS, summa cum laude, Physical and Health Education, Athletic Training, West Virginia University; MEd Special Education, Shippensburg University; EdD Physical Education and Curriculum/Instruction, West Virginia University

Professional Interests: Evidenced-based practice in athletic training; medical conditions for the physically impaired athlete; medical concerns for the deaf athlete

Professional Background: Faculty member, Program Director, Huntingdon College; Faculty member, Coordinator of Clinical Education, Athletic Trainer, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Head Athletic Trainer, Auburn University of Montgomery, Healthsouth Corporation; Head Athletic Trainer, East Anchorage High School, Chugach Physical Therapy, Athletic Trainer, Rebound Oklahoma Physical Therapy, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Shippensburg University, Athletic Training Student, West Virginia University

Awards and Accolades: Selection to USA Deaflympics Medical Team 2013, 2009; co-medical director 2013; CAATE Accreditation site visit: 10-year cycle earned; proficient in American Sign Language

Selected Professional Work: 2011 National Athletic Trainer’s Association Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Athletes; 2010 NHATA Student Symposium, Deaflympics: Increasing Awareness for ATs with Deaf Athletes