Sue Falsone is this year’s featured speaker as part of the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Speaker Series and Recognition Ceremony that will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Falsone is the owner and founder of Structure and Function Education, an education company focused on bridging the gap between rehab and performance, and also owns Falsone Consulting. Prior to starting her own business, Falsone became the first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the United States - Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Football League, National Hockey League - when she accepted the position of head athletic trainer and physical therapist with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In addition to her time with the Dodgers, Falsone has also worked with the US Soccer Men’s National Team; presented at state, national and international levels; and served on advisory boards of multiple organizations.
Her talk, “Live a Major League Life, On and Off the Field,” will take place in the Huh Auditorium, Center for Global Citizenship.
After Falsone’s talk, there will be a panel discussion expanding upon the topics addressed by the keynote speaker. The panel will include SLU’s Lisa Dorsey, Ph.D., former professional basketball player and Olympic volleyball player Kristin Folkl-Kaburakis, and SLU’s Tassos Kaburakis, Ph.D.
The event is presented by the SLU chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the national Athletic Training honor society, SLU Athletic Training Society (SLATS), and SLU Student Government Association.
The talk, ceremony and panel discussion are free and open to the public. For more information, call 314-977-8561 or email mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.