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Anthony Breitbach, Ph.D., ATC, FASAHP, FNAP

Vice Dean; Professor
Dean's Office

If you want to walk fast, walk alone…if you want to walk far, walk together.

- African Proverb


  • Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership, Saint Louis University
  • Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science, University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic Training, University of Iowa

Research Interests

  • Interprofessional Education
  • Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
  • Educational Leadership
  • Pedagogy and Assessment

Publications and Media Placements

Honors and Awards

  • Sayers “Bud” Miller Distinguished Educator Award, National Athletic Trainers’ Association - 2023
  • Darrell C. Mase Presidential Citation, Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions - 2021
  • J. Warren Perry Distinguished Author Award, Journal of Allied Health - 2021
  •  Distinguished Fellow, Athletic Training Academy, National Academies of Practice (FNAP) - 2021
  • Honorary Member, Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society, Saint Louis University - 2020
  •  James H. Korn Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award, SLU Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning - 2019
  • Fellow, Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (FASAHP) - 2018
  • Outstanding Member, Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions - 2018
  • Excellence in Scholarship, Doisy College of Health Sciences, Saint Louis University - 2018
  • Outstanding Manuscript for Advancing Educational Practice, Athletic Training Education Journal - 2016
  • Excellence in Mentoring and Interaction with Students, Doisy College of Health Sciences, Saint Louis University - 2015
  • Glenn L. McElroy, MD Distinguished Service Award, Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association - 2011

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
  • American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC)
  • National Academies of Practice (NAP)
  • Association of Schools Advancing Health Professionals (ASAHP)
  • World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT)
  • Interprofessional.Global
  • Interprofessional Research.Global (IPR.Global)
  • International Network for Health Workforce Education (INHWE)
  • Journal of Interprofessional Care
  • Alpha Eta, Allied Health Society
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC)