Dawn Schramm comes to Chestnut Hill College after spending 15 years in college athletics as a Head Athletic Trainer. She earned her MS degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. She worked through Main Line Health at Riddle Memorial Hospital where she became the Program Coordinator for Athletic Training Outreach Services. As a head Athletic Trainer, she managed multiple facilities and a team of athletic trainers that collaborated with the sports medicine physicians to provide athletic health care to the university’s athletic programs Some of her responsibilities included maintaining detailed medical records for all participants, managing the university’s secondary insurance for student-athletes, creating and updating medical policies and procedures, budgeting supplies, facility development, supervising athletic training students along with practice and game coverage for many of the athletic teams. During her time as the head athletic trainer she was also a clinical instructor for the athletic training academic program.
Prior to starting at Chestnut Hill as a full-time instructor, she was an adjunct instructor at other regional institutions. She has taught a variety of in-person and online courses in biology and human movement since departments. Examples of other courses include Anatomy and Physiology Kinesiology, Pathology and Pharmacology, Therapeutic Modalities, and Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. Dawn maintains her credentials to practice medicine through the state and the NATABOC to keep current on the trends in athletic medicine. Maintaining her license is important to her so she can stay up to date and better guide her students in both Exercise Science and Health Science Departments.