Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Master of Athletic Training - Faculty


Lucas D. Dargo, DAT, LAT, ATC 

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

Office:  MUFW 254
Phone:  260-982-5124
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, Injury Classification and Management, Clinical Practice I, Research Methods
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, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, CEAS, CKTP     

Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Undergraduate Director of Athletic Training Education
Office: PERC 214C
Phone: 260-982-5381
At Manchester since: 2006
Education: Ball State University, 2000 (B.S.); Kent State University, 2002 (M.A.)
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


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

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (transitions of care)
Office: Fort Wayne Campus
Phone: 260-470-4053
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


Support Staff


Pam Karkosky

Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Office:  Fort Wayne Campus
Phone:  (260) 470-2658


Emeriti Faculty


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