Intersectionality: The Role of the Athletic Trainer in Providing Culturally Competent Patient-Centered Care

  • Rebecca Lopez, PhD, ATC, CSCS University of South Florida
  • Samar Long, MSEd, AT, ATC Ohio State University
  • Dani Moffit, PhD, LAT, ATC Idaho State University
  • Ashley Crossway, DAT, ATC State University of New York, College at Cortland
Keywords: cultural competence, intersectionality, Healthcare disparities

Author Biographies

Samar Long, MSEd, AT, ATC, Ohio State University

Mrs. Long is a Clinical Instructor and the Clinical Education Coordinator of the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program at The Ohio State University. She is the District IV representative of the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee. Her research interests include cultural competency, diversity in healthcare professions, admission and retention, clinical education, and professional socialization.

Dani Moffit, PhD, LAT, ATC, Idaho State University

Dr. Moffit is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program at Idaho State University. She is a past member of the NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee and current member of the NATA LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee. Her research interests include sexual harassment education for athletic trainers and students and cultural competence in patient-centered care.

Ashley Crossway, DAT, ATC, State University of New York, College at Cortland

Dr. Crossway is an Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of Clinical Education of the State University of New York, College at Cortland Athletic Training Program. She is a current member of the NATA LGBTA+ Advisory Committee. Her research interests include sexual and gender minority populations, injury surveillance, and creating inclusive environments in athletic training.

Published
2021-02-25