Athletic Training Program Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Program Director: 

Nicole Chimera, PhD, ATC, CSCS, Assistant Professor; nchimera@daemen.edu

  • BS, West Chester University 
  • MEd, Temple University
  • PhD., University of Delaware. 

Clinical Coordinator:

Jeff Sage, MS, ATC, CSCS, PES, Clinical Assistant Professor and Head Athletic Trainer; jsage@daemen.edu

  • BS, SUNY College at Brockport
  • MS, California University of Pennsylvania

Faculty:

Rebecca Besch, MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Clinical Assistant Professor; rbesch@daemen.edu

  • BS, Canisius College
  • MS, California University of Pennsylvania

Lynn Matthews, MS, ATC, PT, DPT, COMT, Assistant Professor; lmatthew@daemen.edu

  • BS, West Virginia University
  • BS, University at Buffalo 
  • MS, Bradley University
  • DPT, Daemen College

Adjunct Faculty: 

 

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Wow! Did you know that Daemen Physical Therapy students excel on the national licensure exam?

The Daemen College Weighted Average Ultimate Pass Rate based on the most current data as reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (2009-2011) is 100%, with our graduates demonstrating first time pass rates above both state and national averages each year.

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