Mallory Faherty, MS, ATC


Graduate Student Researcher

3860 South Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Mallory is a doctoral student in the Rehabilitation Science/Sports Medicine program within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Mallory received her Master's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh. Mallory completed her bachelor degree in Athletic Training from The Ohio State University. Her Graduate Assistantship was serving as an Athletic Trainer for the University of Pittsburgh Gymnastics. Her Research Interests include Core stability as it relates to injury of the lumbar spine Components of core stability and development of a measurement tool for core stability.

Anticipated Graduation:  2017

Years at NMRL:  1

Previous Education:

BS in Athletic Training (2011)
The Ohio State University

MS in Sports Medicine (2013)
University of Pittsburgh

Current Certifications / Licensures:

Licensed Athletic Trainer (2011)

Pennsylvania Board of Medicine

Certified Athletic Trainer (2011)

Board of Certification (BOC)

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (2008)

American Red Cross

Previous Experience:

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (2011-2013)
Women’s Gymnastics
University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests:
- Core and Lumbar Spine Injury Prevention
- Core Stability and Strength – Development of Measurement Tools
- Relationship between Core and Lower Extremity Injuries

Current Projects:

- The Development and Assessment of Core Strength Clinical Measures:  Validity and Reliability of Medicine Ball Toss Tests (Co-Investigator)
- UPitt Warrior Human Performance Research Initiative

Honors / Awards:

Freddie H. Fu, MD Graduate Research Award (202)
University of Pittsburgh