Alumni of the Year
Dr. David Perrin has generously donated to
the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation by
funding an ongoing scholarship for one graduate student a
year in order to support outstanding applicants. David
H. Perrin is Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic
Affairs, and Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at
the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He received
his BS from Castleton State College, MA from Indiana State
University, and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh.
Perrin was editor-in-chief of the Journal
of Athletic Training for eight years (1996-2004) and was
founding editor of the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. He
is author of Isokinetic Exercise and Assessment and Athletic
Taping and Bracing, editor of The Injured Athlete, Third
Edition, and coauthor of Examination of Musculoskeletal
Injuries and Research Methods in Athletic Training. He is
also editor of the 5-textbook Athletic Training Education
Series. From 1979 to 1986, he served as undergraduate
program director of the athletic training curriculum at the
University of Pittsburgh.
For 15 years (1986-2001) he directed the
graduate programs in athletic training and sports medicine
at the University of Virginia, where he founded the Sports
Medicine and Athletic Training Research Laboratory in the
Curry School of Education. His awards from the National
Athletic Trainers' Association include the Sayers "Bud"
Miller Distinguished Educator Award in 1996, the Most
Distinguished Athletic Trainer award in 1998, the William G.
Clancy, Jr., M.D. Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training
Research in 1999, and the Hall of Fame in 2003. He was the
recipient of a University of Virginia All-University
Outstanding Teaching Award in 1997 and in 1998 received the
Curry School of Education Foundation's Outstanding Professor
Perrin is a certified member of the
National Athletic Trainers' Association and is a Fellow of
the American College of Sports Medicine and the American
Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education.