Staff Athletic Trainer
- Professional/Educational Background: B.S. in Athletic Training, Boston University; M.A. in Exercise and Sports Science - Athletic Training, UNC.
Nina Walker, MA, ATC, LAT, is a staff athletic trainer at Carolina. Her primary clinical responsibilities are with the men's lacrosse and men’s and women’s cross country/distance teams. She also serves as a clinical instructor for the UNC graduate and undergraduate athletic training programs. She is the director of the undergraduate observer program and currently lectures on topics related to manual therapy, electronic medical records and biofeedback.
- Originally from/hometown: New York
- What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of?: She has been an NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) since 1999 and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) 2004-2012.
- What's one thing most people don't know about you?: She also volunteers for committees designed to promote the field of athletic training, such as the BOC Role Delineation Study Committee, NC Athletic Trainers Board of Directors. Her research interests include emergency management, lacrosse helmet removal and spineboarding. She also serves as Co-founder of the Lacrosse Athletic Trainers Society (LATS). She has a strong interest in manual therapy and has lectured nationally on Positional Release Therapy (PRT) and regionally on lacrosse helmet safety. She has also obtained Graston Technique M1 training.
- Joined Campus Health: 2006
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