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Sports Medicine Staff

Ethan Saliba, PhD, ATC, PT, SCS

Ethan Saliba
  • Head Athletic Trainer
  • Directly involved in the coverage of all varsity sports but with a primary focus on Men's Basketball.
  • Bio
  • Phone: 434-982-5451

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Kelli Frye Pugh, MS, ATC, CMT, CES

Kelli Frye Pugh
  • Staff Associate Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Football
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-982-5452

Bill Parente, DPT, ATC, CES

  • Staff Associate Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Women's Soccer, Softball
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Brian McGuire, PT, ATC, CES

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Baseball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Keith Thomson, MEd. ATC, CES, PES

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Women's Rowing, Wrestling
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Shelley Croom Blakey, MEd., ATC

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Cross Country, Track & Field, Women's Golf
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Jeff Boyer, MEd., ATC, CSCS

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Men's Soccer, Swimming & Diving
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

J. Blair Putnam, MEd., ATC, CES

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Women's Lacrosse, Field Hockey
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Rebecca Vozzo, MEd., ATC, CSCS

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Men's Lacrosse, Men's Golf
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

James Smuda, MA, ATC, CSCS, CES, PES

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Football, Volleyball
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-2419

Stephanie Aronson, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Women's Basketball
  • Bio
  • Phone:434-243-1743
Arthur Weltman, PhD - Exercise Physiologist
  • Director of UVA Exercise Physiology Program
  • Director of Exercise Physiology Laboratory at the General Clinical Reserch Center
  • Director of UVA Adult Fitness Program
  • Member of Science Advisory Board for Department of Athletics
  • Has a joint appointment as Professor of Medicine
  • Currently teaches: Exercise Physiology and Exercise Physiology Laboratory
  • Provides information and lectures regarding exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and body composition, to coaches, athletic teams and individual athletes
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John MacKnight, MD - Medical Director
  • Primary care physician for sports medicine. Daily hours in the athletic training room to see athletes for medical treatment.
  • Provides game medical coverage for football and when available.

Additional Staff

  • Stephen Brockmeier, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon
  • David Diduch, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon
  • A. Bobby Chhabra, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Joseph Park, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Winston Gwathmey, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Austin Crow, MD - Orthopedic Fellow
  • Jim Starman, MD - Orthopedic Fellow
  • Siobahn Statuta, MD - Primary Care
  • Jeremy Kent, MD - Primary Care Fellow
  • Robert Battle, MD - Cardiology
  • Scott Wagner, DC - Chiropractor
  • Randy Bird - Nutritionist
  • Kelly Rossi - Assistant Nutritionist
  • Suzanne Haney - Administrative Assistant
  • Ben Rose - Administrative Assistant
  • LeAnn Hopkins - Administrative Assistant

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Graduate Assistants:

  • Amanda Brown, ATC - M/W Track & Field and Cross Country, Women's Golf
  • Lindsy Donnelly, ATC - Football, Cheer & Dance
  • John Goetchius, ATC - Wrestling
  • Tim Gribbin, ATC - Rowing
  • Stephanie Huntsman, ATC - M/W Track & Field and Cross Country, Men's Golf
  • Colby Mangum, ATC - Field Hockey
  • Jacob Meyer, ATC - Fall Football; Men's Tennis
  • Erin Proctor, ATC - Women's Tennis
  • Caitlyn Richbourg, ATC - Softball
  • Erika Spudie, ATC - Volleyball
  • Ashley Stern, ATC - M/W Swimming & Diving
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    Undergraduate Volunteers

    • Mary Catherine Battle
    • Katie Bertone
    • Haley Bogue
    • Nathan Jones
    • Hughston Kirby
    • Holly Kirks
    • Josh Leidy
    • Caitlin Mills
    • Caitlin Overbay
    • Reginald Richardson
    • Lauren Simard
    • Ashlyn Walker
    • Tauri Wilkins

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