Doctoral Dissertation Award Research Endowment
(In the name of David H. Perrin, PhD, ATC)


About the Endowment:
The Doctoral Dissertation Award Endowment (In the name of David H. Perrin, PhD, ATC), established in 2008, provides an annual award of $1,000 to support cutting-edge research that is critical to the collective future of those active in the athletic training profession.


About Dr. Perrin:
David Perrin is a longtime advocate of clinical research, having been editor-in-chief of the Journal of Athletic Training and founder of the Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Research Laboratory at the University of Virginia. Dr. Perrin currently serves as an at-large member of the NATA Foundation Board of Directors and is provost and executive vice chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2003.

Research Grant Recipients:

2016 – Sunku Kwon MS, ATC, LAT,  “Effects of experimental anterior knee pain on knee articular cartilage morphology and composition, lower-extremity meuromechanics, and blood biomarkers”
2012 – Lindsay DiStefano, PhD, ATC, University of Connecticut
2011 – Jason Peter Mihalik, PhD, CAT(C), ATC
2010 – Erik Wikstrom, PhD, ATC
2008 – Christopher Mendias, PhD, ATC, University of Michigan
2007 – J. Troy Blackburn, PhD, ATC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2006 – Timothy A. Butterfield, PhD, ATC, University of Kentucky
2005 – Riann M. Palmieri, PhD, ATC, University of Michigan
Status:  ENDOWED
Commitment:  $25,000
Amount Received:  $25,000
Total Needed to Endow:  $0

Individual Donors:

Jatin Ambegaonkar
Brent Arnold
Patricia Aronson
Julie Bernier
Troy Blackburn
Michelle Boling
Linda Bunker
W. Gary Carlton
Doug Casa
Robert Charles-Liscombe
John Cottone
Craig Denegar
Carrie Docherty
Phil Donley
Michael Dorion
Deidre Leaver Dunn
Zeevi Dvir
John J. Feenick
Francis Feld
Cheryl Ferris
Bruce Gansneder
Kevin Guskiewicz
Jolene Henning
Jai Isear
Christopher J. Joyce
David & Vicky Kahler
Thomas Kaminski
Scott & Susan Lephart
Tamara & Ian McLeod
Joseph B. Myers
Anh-Dung Nguyen
Darin Padua
David Perrin
William S. Quillen
Robert J. Robertson
Randy Schmitz

Daniel Sedory
Denise Shaw Seiffer
Sandra Shultz
Riann Smith
Walter K. Smith
Christine Stopka
Stephen Straub
Thomas Susco
Aaron Terranova
T. Richard Terry
Clint Thompson
Laurie Tis
Paula Sammarone Turocy