Ronald J. Dunn


Ronald J. Dunn, ATC/R


Helias High School, Columbia, Missouri, Diploma, 1968
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri, B.S. Degree, 1972
Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri, M.S. Degree, 1973
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, Post Graduate Study, 1974


Manager, Capital Regional Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, 1994-
Administrator, HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Center of Columbia, 1991-1993
Director, Columbia Sports Medicine, 1988-1991
Coordinator, Jefferson City Bone and Joint Sports Medicine, 1983-1988
Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University, 1977-1983
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Instructor, Western Kentucky University, 1974-1977
Graduate Student Athletic Trainer, University of Missouri, 1973-1974
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Central Missouri State University, 1972-1973
Student Athletic Trainer, Central Missouri State University, 1968-1972


Certified Athletic Trainer, NATABOC, 1974 to Present
Registered/Licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Missouri, 1983-Present
Teaching Certificate, K-12 Physical Education, State of Missouri, Lifetime

Professional Service:

Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association
President, 1992-1994
National Athletic Trainers’ Association, District V Clinical Industrial Committee
Chairman, Missouri State Board of Healing Arts Advisory Committee for Athletic Training
State Representative, District 5 NATA Clinical Industrial Committee, 1989-1997
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Convention Committee, 1979

Presentations & Publications:

National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Annual Meeting, 1989, 1995
District 5 and District 9 Annual Symposiums
Cramer Student Athletic Trainer Workshops, Eastern Kentucky University, 1981, 1982, 1983
Numerous Local Sports Medicine Seminars and Workshops throughout Missouri
Athletic Training Techniques by Ron Dunn & Russ Miller, United Christian Press, Louisville, KY, 1978
“Psychological Aspects in Sports Medicine,” National Athletic Trainers’ Association Journal, Spring, 1983
“Taking the Guesswork Out of Knee Rehabilitation,” Scholastic Coach, November, 1979
“EMT & the Athletic Trainer,” Cramer First Aider, 1979


Twenty Five Year Award, National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Distinguished Service Award, Missouri State High School Athletic Association
Columbia College Athletic Director’s Award
Helias High School Distinguished Service Award
Hickman High School Merit Award
Rock Bridge High School Honorary Letterman’s Award