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.
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  • 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

Kelly Turney, MHRD, ATC

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Volleyball, Women's Rowing
  • 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

Keith Thomson, MEd. ATC, CES, PES

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

Shannon Soares, MS, ATC

  • Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Sport(s): Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis
  • 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.
Siobahn Statuta, MD - Primary Care Physician
Jeremy Kent, MD - Primary Care Physician

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
  • Brian Etier, MD - Orthopedic Fellow
  • Megan Gleason, MD - Orthopedic Fellow
  • Dave Hryvniak, MD - Primary Care Fellow
  • Dustin Richter, MD - Orthopedic 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:

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  • Kelcey Holcomb - Football
  • Matt Wronsky - Men's Soccer

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Undergraduate Volunteers

  • Jack Anzilotti
  • Rachel Astorquiza
  • Colin Bell
  • Ashley Bykowski
  • Molly Donovan
  • Sarah Godfrey
  • Catherine Grant
  • Paige Harper
  • Amy He
  • Nathan Jones
  • Emily Keeton
  • Hughston Kirby
  • Josh Leidy
  • Otto Leung
  • Caitlyn Overbay
  • Andrew Shanes
  • Conner Shendow
  • Erin Smith
  • Melanie Sov
  • Tricia Stump
  • Joseph Tidwell
  • Ashley Vuu
  • Kayla Ward
  • Caitlin Zyvoloski

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