At Indiana Wesleyan University, the Athletic Training Education program ministers to the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of athletic training students as well as athletes. We are committed to teaching servant leadership and quality health care while integrating our emphasis in Christian development. Our faculty members are recognized leaders in the field of sports medicine. Our program’s philosophy is that each faculty member will not only teach in the core curriculum but also clinically practice with one of our intercollegiate athletic teams.
IWU Team Physician and Medical DirectorDr. Hunt is a primary care sports medicine physician. His undergraduate degree was earned at Ball State University. He earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his Family Practice residency at Ball Memorial Hospital. After his residency, he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in the Ball Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Program. Dr. Hunt is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is CAQ certified in Sports Medicine.
IWU Orthopedic ConsultantDr. Trusler is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in injuries and disorders associated with the shoulder and knee. Dr. Trusler earned his undergraduate degree from Purdue University. He attended medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship at the Indiana University Medical Center. His orthopedic training was done at the Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Trusler received his fellowship training in Sports Medicine from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After completing his fellowship in 2000, he began his practice in Noblesville, Indiana, and joined Central Indiana Orthopedics in 2007. Dr. Trusler is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.