Cailee Welch Bacon PhD, ATC

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Cailee Welch Bacon PhD, ATC

Chair, Post-Professional Pathways Work Group

Cailee Welch Bacon is an associate professor for the athletic training programs and a research associate professor for the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona at A.T. Still University. Dr. Bacon's global research agenda seeks to understand how the educational outcomes of health professions education programs shape and guide the practice patterns of healthcare professionals. Specifically, she aims to determine key elements that drive the successful educational outcomes of professional and post-professional athletic training programs to ensure future generations of athletic trainers are able to effectively provide athletic training services to enhance patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.