LAFAYETTE, Indiana - The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association (GLATA) honored Craig Voll, Ph.D., ATC, manager of Franciscan Health Sports Medicine in Western Indiana, with the 2018 Golden Pinnacle Award and Outstanding Educator Award.
"We are honored to have Craig working as a manager of sports medicine," says Shannon Heitmiller, director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services for Franciscan Health Western Indiana.
"Craig demonstrates Franciscan values by working hard to accomplish his achievements. The two awards he received demonstrate excellence in his profession, but he also exemplifies the Franciscan mission and values in daily life. Craig is a recognized role model to many athletic trainers and healthcare professionals in Western Indiana. He has been able to teach others in the organization and community about the importance of athletic training and its integral part of the sports medicine program. Craig's expertise in athletic training make him a great asset to the organization and community."
Voll has worked tirelessly with his students and fellow faculty members to increase the understanding of how their research has clinical application. Voll has served in numerous positions at the state, regional and national level, including president of both the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association and Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association. He currently serves as district-director elect for District 4 and on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Directors.
Voll is a former president of the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association and a former faculty member at the University of Indianapolis. Previously, Voll served as a staff athletic trainer and lecturer at Purdue University.
Formal criteria for the Golden Pinnacle Award includes:
Formal criteria for the Outstanding Educator Award include:
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