Adam Thompson

Professor of Athletic Training; Director of Athletic Training Education; Chair, Division of Health & Human Performance

Adam Thompson headshot
Designations

MSPE; Ph.D.; LAT; ATC


Contact

 adam.thompson@indwes.edu

 765-677-3482

 RWC 144-C


Department

Health and Human Performance


Resources

 Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Dr. Adam Thompson serves as the Chair of the Division of Health and Human Performance at Indiana Wesleyan University, where he is a Professor of Athletic Training. Prior to his current position, Dr. Thompson served as the Director of the Athletic Training Program at IWU from 2004-2019. He received his undergraduate athletic training degree from Anderson University in Anderson, IN, and his Masters of Science degree from Ohio University in Athens, OH. He earned his doctorate degree from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN, specializing in Health Care Administration.

Adam is active with patients providing clinical care to IWU’s men’s and women’s tennis teams as well as volunteering as an orthopedic healthcare provider at Bridges to Health, a free healthcare clinic in Marion, IN. In addition, he is part of the sports medicine support team for the USA Olympic fencing teams. Dr. Thompson’s research interests involve chronic stress and burnout in health care as well as manual therapy clinical interventions.

Interests

Chronic stress in health care, burnout, attrition and sports medicine.


Degrees

  • Ph.D.
    2005, Capella University
  • MSPE
    1997, Ohio University
  • B.A.
    1996, Anderson University
Indiana Wesleyan University
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Marion, IN 46953

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