Tamara  Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC

Tamara Valovich McLeod, PhD, ATC

Dr. Tamara Valovich McLeod is an associate professor in the Athletic Training Program at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. McLeod completed her doctor of philosophy degree in education with an emphasis in sports medicine from the University of Virginia. She is the director of the ASHS Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory, and her research has focused on the pediatric athlete with respect to sport-related concussion. Dr. McLeod has a secondary interest in injury screening and prevention programs. She has served as a certified athletic trainer at the high school, collegiate and professional levels and as an instructor in the kinesiology department at the University of Virginia prior to joining the faculty at ATSU. Dr. McLeod was a contributing author for the NATA Position Statement on the Management of Sport-Related Concussion and a consultant and contributing author on the Appropriate Medical Coverage for Secondary School-Aged Athletes. She is currently chairing the writing group for the NATA’s Position Statement on the Management of Pediatric Overuse Injuries and serves on numerous editorial boards.