IU School of Public Health-Bloomington faculty honored with outstanding educator award

Feb. 23, 2017

Doctor Carrie Docherty

Doctor Carrie Docherty

This week, IU School of Public Health-Bloomington faculty members Carrie Docherty and Katie Grove will receive the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) Outstanding Educator Award during the organization's 49th annual meeting. Docherty and Grove both teach courses in and oversee various aspects of the athletic training programs at the school.

The Outstanding Educator Award is given to those "who have significantly contributed to the education of GLATA members through academic presentations, published manuscripts or editorials, educational program development, or other educational activities," according to GLATA.

Docherty is an associate professor and director of the Post Professional Athletic Training Program at the School of Public Health-Bloomington. In addition, she serves as interim Associate Dean for Community and Global Engagement. Docherty is a fellow of the National Athletic Trainers Association, and earned a Master of Education degree and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

Doctor Katie Grove

Doctor Katie Grove

Grove is a clinical professor and director of the Professional Athletic Training program at the School of Public Health-Bloomington. In addition, she serves as the Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington's Kinesiology department. Grove has been inducted into the National Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame, has received the GLATA Golden Pinnacle Award and is in the Indiana Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame. Grove earned a Master of Science degree from Indiana State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri.

The athletic training programs at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

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