MATAMaryland Athletic TrainersMaryland Athletic Trainers Association

About  
The Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) is a professional organization for athletic trainers and other health care practitioners who support the advancement of the profession of athletic training within the state of Maryland. Founded in 1983, it is comprised of over 500 NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainers, physicians, concerned health care providers and students.
 
Our Objectives

• to encourage and support the
professional development of its members

• to provide a means for the exchange of ideas

• to work to ensure that all individuals within the state of Maryland have access to quality health care

• to provide a source of service, education and reference to its members and to the citizens of Maryland who seek the services of Athletic Trainers

We Are

• AMA recognized health care professionals

• Unique health care providers working under the supervision of a licensed physician to provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitative services to patients

• Educated in the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of medical conditions resulting from injury and illness

• Qualified providers of rehabilitative medicine and preventative service

 

Latest News

2016 MATA CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM AND STATE BUSINESS MEETING
A BIG THANK YOU to Dr. Ryan Tierney for his talk on Ocular Motor Assessments of Concussion this afternoon.  

Congratulations to Greg Penczek on completing his term as MATA President. He will now move into the role of Past President. Nick Pitruzzella has assumed the role of President at this time. Welcome to Wes Robinson as he officially assumes his role as Vice President and Michael Smuda as he begins his term as Treasurer. 

Minutes from the meeting will be posted soon.

AWARDS SEASON
Congrats to all of the Award Winners tonight. For photos and details on each award, please visit the Honors and Awards Section.
Andrew Kotz Memorial Scholarship Award - Alison Mitchell of Salisbury and Gillian McCarren of Towson
AT Service Award - Christine Lesh, Gina Palermo, Jeremy Parr and Tracy Layton
Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer - Amy Magladry and TJ Morgan
Pioneer Award - Skip DePaula
Presidential Award of Merit - Dr. Thomas Brandon

District Award Recipients are now posted in the Honors and Awards Section

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE 2016 NATA CLINICAL SYMPOSIUM AND AT EXPO THIS SUMMER
Volunteers are the backbone of our annual meeting. Volunteering provides a means for lower registration costs and serves as an avenue for networking with other ATs. 

With the 2016 meeting in our backyard, we highly encourage all of you to find some time to volunteer your service and show the strength of our membership to the NATA and our peers from across the country!

Here is the link to the Volunteer page: http://convention.nata.org/get-involved

MATA E-BLASTS

Members – we are now posting the monthly MATA E-Blasts here on the site. You view them in the archive by clicking HERE


CEU CALENDAR

The CEU Calendar has been updated with more dates for CEU events in 2016. Check back often. 


FROM THE NATIONAL OFFICE
 

Attention Athletic Trainers - have you signed up for your NPI Number? If you are unsure or if you need to take this important step to help our profession, please visit NATA.org/NPI


POSTING CEU EVENTS 

Anyone wishing to post a Continuing Education Event to the MATA Calendar or have it sent to the members via the list serv should contact Brian Bradshaw, the chair of the Website and Electronic Communication Committee. He can be reached at bradshawATC@gmail.com


NAVIGATING THE SITE

Please CLICK HERE for a document helping you navigate the site. It outlines where to find any information you may be looking for.

If you currently do not have access to the web site or the members list serv, please contact Brian Bradshaw (bradshawATC@gmail.com) for access to the site and/or addition to the list serv.


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