Dr. Barbara H. Long (M.S.S. in sports medicine and sports health and fitness, 1989) has been elected as a commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), which assures quality in the athletic training profession through the evaluation and accreditation of academic programs in athletic training.

Long is head of the Division of Professional Studies, professor and chair of Health and Human Sciences and director of the athletic training program at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Va.  She has a long history of leadership in athletic training, including co-authoring a book that assists athletic training students in preparation for the Board of Certification examination.

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