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 


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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