YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Mission Statement

The Young Professionals Committee of District III exists to support the membership of the MAATA by providing opportunities for young professionals to become engaged in community initiatives, continuing education and networking opportunities within the NATA.

About the Committee

The District YPC is a committee created for young professionals (first 12 years after initial certification/licensure) and is committed to representing and addressing the needs of its constituents. If you have an interest in learning more about the YPC, becoming involved with the committee or if you want to express issues you may have as a young professional in Athletic Training, please email Devon Serrano  at VATAYP@gmail.com.

Chair

Devon Serrano, DAT, LAT, ATC, NREMT, WFS, BCS

Director of Sports Medicine
Sweet Briar College

VATAYP@gmail.com

 

Dr. Devon Serrano is the Director of Sports Medicine at Sweet Briar College. Currently in her fourth year, she is responsible for the care of the College's seven NCAA Division III teams and two competitive equestrian teams. She holds a Doctorate in Athletic Training from Indiana State University. Prior to her appointment at Sweet Briar, Dr. Serrano worked as a Fellow Athletic Trainer at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia as a member of the Auburn University Warrior Athletic Training Program and an intern athletic trainer at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette. She completed in Master's Degree in Clinical Athletic Training from Bloomsburg University and immediately following graduation, completed an internship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science at SUNY Cortland, where she served as an emergency medical technician for the college's student-run EMS service. 

 

Dr. Serrano has been a member of the Public Relations committee for the VATA since 2017 and is a contributing editor for the BOC Blog. Her research Interests include women’s health and physical well-being, mental health, concussions and equestrian athletic care. Currently, Serrano is working on several practice-based research projects focused on equestrian athlete care.

 

 

The VATA is committed to improving the quality of health care for Virginian’s through education, advocacy, and cooperative efforts with other health care professionals and organizations.  We actively promote the profession and represent the interests of its membership with integrity.

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