Harriell, Kysha

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director, Athletic Training
Department
Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
Degree
Ph.D., University of Miami, Exercise Physiology, 2010
Specialization
Athletic Training

Dr. Kysha Harriell is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Athletic Training Program at the University of Miami. She received her Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami as well as two master’s degrees in Sports Medicine, and Sports Administration. She received her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Pittsburgh in 1996.

Prior to joining the University of Miami’s Athletic Training Program in 2005, Dr. Harriell worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer from 1997-2005 with the University of Miami’s football, basketball, track & field, and soccer teams. Her research is focused on proprioception, women’s health, and health care issues and conditions that affect the health of ethnically diverse individuals.

She has served on numerous committees including the NATA’s Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee and the NATA’s REF Public Relations Committee. She is currently a CAATE site visitor and review team committee member.

Dr. Harriell has been invited to speak nationally on the topics of Eating Disorders, The Female Athlete, Issues Facing Coaches in High School Sports, Cultural Influences on Athlete Nutrition Choices, The Coaches and Administrators’ Role in Concussion and Sickle Cell Management for the Student Athlete, and the Athletic Training Resume.


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