Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Master of Athletic Training - Faculty

Dargo-Lucas

Lucas D. Dargo, DAT, LAT, ATC 

Director of Athletic Training Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Office:  MUFW 254
Phone:  260-982-5124
Email:  lddargo@manchester.edu
At Manchester since: 2018
Education: Ball State University, 2013 (BAT); Ohio University, 2014 (MSAT); Indiana State University, 2018 (DAT)
Graduate Research Area: Desired Hiring Characteristics of Employers of Athletic Trainers in the Occupational Health Setting
Courses Taught: Orientation to Athletic Training Practice,Clinical Skills Lab 1-IV, Injury Classification and Management, and Integration of Patient Care I
Current Research Interests: Esports, Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion 
Memberships & Affiliations: National Athletic Trainers' Association, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association, Indiana Athletic Trainers' Association, The American Society of Orthopedic Professionals 

Jeff Beer

Jeff Beer, PhD, LAT, ATC, CEAS, CKTP, ROT, OPE-C     

Professor of Exercise Science and Training (Department Chair)
Office: PERC 214C
Phone: 260-982-5381
Email:  jabeer@manchester.edu
At Manchester since: 2006
Education: Ball State University, 2000 (B.S.); Kent State University, 2002 (M.A.); Indiana University, 2018 (Ph.D.)
Graduate Research Area:   Acute Effects of Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) on Lower Extremity Flexibility, Isokinetic and Isometric Strength.
Courses Taught:  Upper Extremity Evaluation, Therapeutic Modalities, Therapeutic Rehabilitation, Administration in Health Care, Clinical Experience, Courses, Functional Kinesiology
Current Research Interests:  Myofascial Techniques
Memberships & Affiliations:   NATA, IATA, GLATA, IAPHERD, ASOP

Teresa-DeLellis

Teresa DeLellis, Pharm.D., RPh, BCPS, BCGP

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (transitions of care)
Office: Fort Wayne Campus
Phone: 260-470-4053
Email: tmdelellis@manchester.edu
At Manchester since: Fall 2015
Education: Oakland Community College, 2009 (Assoc. Science), Wayne State University, 2013 (Pharm.D.)
Graduate Research Area: Geriatrics and Transitions of Care, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Courses Taught:  Pharmacology for Allied Health
Current Research Interests:  Geriatric Pharmacy Practice and Transition of Care Practice Models; Teaching Polypharmacy and Deprescribing; Falls prevention; Medication Safety
Memberships & Affiliations: IPA, ACCP, AGS, IGS, PLS, AACP

Huet-Jessica

Jessica L. Huett, EdD, LAT, ATC, PES, CES

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Coordinator of Athletic Training Clinical Education
Office:  MUFW 256
Phone:  (260) 470-2660
Email: JLHuett@manchester.edu
At Manchester since:  2020
Education:  Wright State University (B.S.); California University of Pennsylvania (M.S.); Ball State University (Ed.D.)
Graduate Research Area: Determining the Appropriate Selection and Development of Athletic Training Preceptors
Courses Taught:  Orientation to AT Practice, Clinical Series 1-III, Preparation for Professional Practice, Integration of Patient Care II
Current Research Interests: Healthcare education, the selection, preparation, and development of preceptors, student development theory, the sport & exercise psychology
Memberships & Affiliations:  National Athletic Trainers' Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, Collegiate Athletic Trainers' Society, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association, Indiana Athletic Trainers' Association


 

Support Staff

Karkosky-Pamela

Pam Karkosky

Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Office:  Fort Wayne Campus
Phone:  (260) 470-2658
Email:  pjkarkosky@manchester.edu


 

Emeriti Faculty

Huntington-Mark-2019

Mark Huntington, PED, LAT, ATC, PT

Professor  Emeritus of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
At Manchester: 1984 - 2020
Education: Manchester College, 1976 (B.S.); Boston University, 1979 (M.S.); Indiana University, 1994 (P.E.D.)
Graduate Research Area: Human Anatomy Education
Courses Taught: Human Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Human Performance Research
Current Research Interests:  Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, Physical Fitness Levels of College Students
Memberships & Affiliations: National Athletic Trainers' Association