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Athletic Training Program

Athletic Training Program

Gary Cohen, PhD, LAT,  ATC rid46400

Gary Cohen, PhD, LAT, ATC

Athletic Training Director of Clinical Education, School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa FL 33613

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  • PhD, Health Services Research, Old Dominion University, 2021
  • MS, Advanced Practice in Athletic Training, A.T. Still University, 2016
  • BS, Athletic Training, Ithaca College, 2014

Academic Philosophy

"I believe that learning should be an active exchange between educator and student that stimulates thought and discussion through application-based modalities."


  • Member (Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, 2021 - Present)
  • Member (Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida, 2021 - Present)
  • Member (National Athletic Trainers' Association, 2012 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Copeland CN, Hall EA, Cohen GW. Effects of COVID-19 Sport suspension on injury rates in adult athletes: A critically appraised topic Int J Athl Ther Train. : 1-5, 2023.