Dr. Ellen Payne, ATC, CSCS, EMT

Ellen Payne - F15

Office Location:
Peters B136

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Dr. Payne attended the University of Nevada, Reno earning her PhD in Educational Leadership.  Before attending UNR, Dr. Payne spent 6 years teaching and working as an athletic trainer at Woodside Priory School in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Dr. Payne also supervised undergraduate students from San Jose State University Athletic Training Program while at the Priory.  Dr. Payne worked as graduate assistant athletic trainer for women’s soccer and men’s and women’s track and field at San Francisco State University while attending San Jose State University for her masters.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Clinically, she has worked with all levels of athletes from youth sports to professional soccer. Dr. Payne’s research interests include athletic training education, concussion education, and prehospital emergency care. She serves on the editorial board for the Athletic Training Education Journal. When she is not working Dr. Payne enjoys skiing and hiking.