Nicole MacDonald, Dr.P.H.
Professor of Athletic Training Department Chair, Allied Health Professions Program Director, Athletic Training
Office Phone: (951) 343-4379 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: College of Health Science Campus Office F83 Office Hours: Monday, Friday 9:30-12:00 and 1:30-4:00; Tuesday, Thursday 1:30-4:00; Thursday 1:30-4:00; Wednesday 9:00-12:00
|Dr.P.H.||Preventive Care||Loma Linda University||2007|
|M.P.H.||Health Promotion and Education||Loma Linda University||1995|
|B.A.||Physical Education/Athletic Training; Certificate: Computer Programming||Point Loma Nazarene University||1990|
ATR 504 Athletic Training Clinical Education IV
ATR 510 Therapeutic Modalities
ATR 520 Evidence Based Research in Athletic Training
ATR 521-524 Clinical Research in Athletic Training I-IV
ATR 540 Pathology of Injury and Illness
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Nutrition, Eating Disorders
Victor Valley College: 1995-2000
Hesperia Christian School: 1992-2001
Apple Valley Christian School: 1990-1992
Research, Presentations, & Publications
MacDonald NJ, Baker RT, & Cheatam, SW. The Effects of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization on Lower Extremity Muscle Performance: A Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (Dec, 2016)
MacDonald N, Dickert J. Interprofessional Practice in Athletic Training. Evidence Based Practice Presentation, California Athletic Trainers Association Clinical Symposia (February 2016).
Edmisten J, MacDonald N. Knowledge and Readiness of Inter-Professional Education in Liberal Arts Undergraduate Students. Poster Presentation, Western Society of Kinesiology and Wellness (October 2015).
MacDonald, Baker, Herrera, Bursch. Knowledge and Readiness of Inter-professional Education in Athletic Training and Advanced Practice Nursing Students. Poster Presentation, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Conference (October 2014).
MacDonald, NJ, Baker, JE, Warren, L, Herrera, D, Bursch, L. Knowledge and Readiness of Inter-Professional Education in Athletic Training and Nurse Practitioner Students: A Pilot Study. Poster Presentation, NorthWest Athletic Trainers Association Clinical Symposia (March 2014).
Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice in Athletic Training. Presentation with Jolene Baker and Lindsay Warren. California Athletic Trainers Association (CATA) Conference (February 2014).
MacDonald NJ, Baker RT, Cady AC, Eisenberg C. Effects of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization on Standing Vertical Jump – Poster Presentation, Far West Athletic Trainers Association Clinical Symposia (April 2013).
“Utilizing an Action Research Philosophy to Improve Clinical Practice and Patient Outcomes” – Presentation with Russell Baker at California Athletic Trainers Association (CATA) conference (February 2013)
“The Relationship between Levels of Stress and Physical Fitness, as Experienced by Law Enforcement Officers” – Dissertation Research (2007)
Received The Wiesseman Scholarship at LLU (2005)
Police Activities League (PAL) Health and Wellness Program Development and Coach’s Training Program – Apple Valley PAL Program (2004)
HCS Athletic Training Coaches Clinic – Organized and conducted clinic for area Christian School coaches. - (1998)
Physical Education Teacher’s Training Project Development – Master’s Thesis at LLU (1995).
Employee Wellness Program Development and Implementation - Aetna Ins. Co. and U.S. Family Care as fulfillment of MPH program at LLU (1994).
The effect of three types of pre-exercise carbohydrate beverages on blood glucose levels in athletes – Undergraduate thesis in fulfillment of Graduation with Distinction at PLNC (1990).
Church Membership & Activities
Apple Valley Church of the Nazarene
Community Service & Involvement
Weight Management Consultant
American Red Cross Instructor
Volleyball / Softball Coach
Interests & Hobbies
Family: Husband & Children- Jennet, Alec and Heather
Hobbies: Rock climbing, cycling, reading, quilting, jigsaw puzzles, sports of all kinds
Interests: Camping with my family and extended family, laughing with friends
"The steps of a man are established by the LORD,
And He delights in his way.
When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong,
Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand."
-Psalm 37:23-24, NASB