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Office: ENS 309
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- Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2021, A.T. University, Sport-Related Concussion
- Ph.D., 2019, University of Georgia, Kinesiology, cognate in Athletic Training
- M.S., 2014, A.T. University, Athletic Training
- B.S., 2011, Linfield College, Athletic Training
Licensure Information/Registration Number
- Board of Certification, certification member # 2000008129
Michelle Weber Rawlins’ primary research interest is related to understanding and encouraging individuals to seek medical care following a suspected concussion. She has studied concussion disclosure in collegiate athletes, ice hockey athletes, and the United States Air Force Academy cadets. Dr. Rawlins is interested in concussion and whole person health care including mental health and psychosocial considerations. Currently, she aims to continue to examine factors related to concussion disclosure but also studies nutrition practices and medical disqualification following concussion. Outside of academics, Dr. Rawlins loves sports, a good meal, and a group exercise class.
- Arizona Athletic Trainers’ Association, Member
- Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association, Member
- National Athletic Trainer’s Association, Member
- ENS 265-Care and Prevention of Athletic and Recreational Injuries
- ENS 605- Evidenced-Based Practice Athletic Training II
- ENS 606- Evidenced-Based Practice Athletic Training III
- ENS 607-Evidenced-Based Practice in Athletic Training IV
- ENS 655- Musculoskeletal Diagnosis for the Head and Spine
Research and Scholarship Interests (Funded Activity/Other Research and
Dr. Michelle Weber Rawlins, Ph.D., ATC conducts research as part of the Athletic Training Program. Dr. Weber Rawlins’ research focuses on concussions, specifically aiming to understand what factors lead to concussion disclosure in both the athletic, military, and historically
underrepresented populations, and design educational interventions in order to enhance seeking care for a suspected concussion. Dr. Weber Rawlins also conducts research on social determinants of health, nutritional practices, academic adjustments, driving, and mental health considerations following concussion. There are numerous opportunities for student involvement. If you are interested in collaborating with Dr. Weber Rawlins, please review some of her recent publications and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Weber Rawlins ML, Wilson A, Bay RC, Valovich McLeod TC. An Examination of Perceived Pressure from Stakeholders on Concussion Reporting Intentions and Behavior in Ice Hockey Athletes. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2021; DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000679.
- Weber Rawlins ML, Johnson BR, Jones E, Register-Mihalik JK, Foster C, De Angelis K, Schmidt JD, D’Lauro CJ. The Role of Social Support in Concussion Disclosure in United States Air Force Academy Cadets: A Mixed Methods Approach. Military Medicine. 2021; doi:10.1093/milmed/usab102.
- Weber Rawlins ML, Welch Bacon CE, Tomporowski P, Gay JL, Bierema L, Schmidt JD. A Qualitative Analysis of Concussion Reporting Behavior. Journal of Athletic Training. 2021; 56(1); DOI: 10.4085/1062-6050-0392-19.
- Schmidt JD, Weber Rawlins ML, Lynall RC, D’Lauro C, Clugston J, McAllister TW, McCrea M, Broglio SP, CARE Consortium Investigators. Medical Disqualification Following Concussion in Collegiate Student-Athletes: Findings from the CARE Consortium. Sports Medicine. 2020; 50: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01302-y.
- Weber Rawlins ML, Welch Bacon CE, Tomporowski P, Gay JL, Bierema L, Schmidt JD. Using The Health Belief Model To Predict Concussion Reporting Intentions And Behavior. Brain Injury. 2020; 34(12): https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2020.1831069.
- Weber Rawlins ML, Johnson BR, Register-Mihalik JK, De Angelis K, Schmidt JD, D’Lauro CJ. United States Air Force Academy Cadets’ Perceived Costs of Concussion Disclosure. Military Medicine. 2019; https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usz162.
For an up-to-date publications list, see Google Scholar.