Dr. Ajaya Williams has joined the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences as the new Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator and Lecturer.
Dr. Williams comes to us from Columbia University where she was a member of the athletic training staff for over ten years. She worked as the Head Men's Basketball Athletic Trainer and coordinator of sports medicine coverage for the men’s and women’s golf, and women’s archery teams. Dr. Williams’ Bachelor's degree is in Athletic Training from Hofstra University, she earned her Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Florida State University, and she worked with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills Football Club, as an athletic training summer intern. Dr. Williams recently earned her doctoral degree in Health Education from the Columbia University Teacher's College in May of 2016. Her research focuses on concussion education and protocol compliance in the secondary school sector.
A New York native, Dr. Williams established a record as a volunteer in her community with various sports organizations, where she provided athletic training coverage for local sports leagues as well as presented on preventative health care. She hopes to continue these efforts within the local Miami community.
Dr. Williams will work closely with our preceptors and clinical sites to ensure our Athletic Training students continue to receive the best clinical education experiences. Please help me welcome Dr. Williams to our Athletic Training and Sports Medicine family.
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