Mary Murray, EdD, ATC

  • Assistant Professor and Co-Director, MS Program in Sports Medicine

Mary Murray has been involved in the field of athletic training as a clinician and educator for over 20 years. She was a graduate assistant at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1994 with the volleyball, softball, and swimming/diving teams. In 1996, Murray was the second female assistant athletic trainer to be hired at the Virginia Military Institute where she provided athletic training services to the football, basketball, lacrosse and baseball teams. In 1999, she was the Athletic Training Education Program Director at North Carolina Central University, which became the first Historically Black College or University to offer an accredited athletic training program. From 2002-2010, Murray served at the director of Clinical Education at Seton Hall University. Having an opportunity to return to her alma mater in 2010, she is a faculty member in the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition where she is the co-director of the MS in Sports Medicine Program and serves as the clinical coordinator for the graduate assistant Athletic Trainers. She is involved with the University of Pittsburgh Injury Prevention Initiative, the purpose of which is to identify risk factors for lower extremity musculoskeletal injury. Murray is a member of the NATA Educational Advancement Committee, the PATS Education committee and the SHRS Academic Integrity and the Clinical Coordinator Committees