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Michelle Varnell, athletic training assistant professor, graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015. After graduation, she worked as an assistant professor at Salem State University (Massachusetts) before returning to SHRS this January. Her research interests include injury prevention and rehabilitation of the upper extremity and surgical outcomes relative to overuse injury of the shoulder complex.


Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition


Athletic Training

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh