Christina Orozco Nevers, PhD, ATC
Adjunct Professor of Athletic Training
Seton Hall University
Dr. Christina Orozco Nevers began her career as an allied healthcare professional, working for 6 years as an athletic trainer within collegiate/university athletics, while also serving 5 of those years as a clinic preceptor. Dr. Orozco Nevers has also held several positions as an academician within higher education including several adjunct faculty roles and has served as assistant clinical professor/clinical coordinator for a professional and post-professional athletic training program overseeing undergraduate and graduate athletic training students. Dr. Orozco Nevers has always enjoyed and has had a passion for teaching, serving more than 14 years of college/university teaching in the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Her primary research areas are interprofessional education, athletic training education, and health professions. She currently resides in New York with her husband and son. Academic Degrees: Associate of Arts Degree in Health and Physical Education, Antelope Valley College, 2006 Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – Athletic Training, California State University, Fresno, 2008 Master of Education in Athletic Training, University of Virginia, 2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences with emphasis in Health Professions Leadership, Seton Hall University, 2021 Academic & Healthcare Provider Roles: Seton Hall University, Adjunct Professor for Master of Science in Athletic Training Program, 2017 - to present Ohio University, Assistant Clinical Professor, 2013-2016 University of California, Riverside, Assistant Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine Internship Coordinator, 2011-2013 California Baptist University, Clinical Preceptor of Athletic Training, 2011-2013 Antelope Valley College, Adjunct Professor and Assistant Athletic Trainer, 2009-2011 University of Virginia, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, 2008-2009

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: The purpose of this study was to explore US athletic trainer (AT) educators’ perception of collaborative practice (CP) when infusing interprofessional education (IPE) within the curriculum and to determine how a participant’s demographics might have influenced their perception of interprofessional collaboration. This study was non-experimental, cross-sectional, and exploratory. An online survey was employed, containing both quantitative and qualitative questions. The quantitative questions secured demographic data and included the modified Perceptions of Interprofessional…
Lightning Talk Description: The World Health Organization (WHO) Rehabilitation Competency Framework (RCF) is a model aimed at communicating expected performance of the rehabilitation workforce across professions, and settings to enable quality care and service delivery; it describes competencies, behaviors, and tasks relevant to all rehabilitation professionals. The RCF was designed as a point of reference to help diverse stakeholders, including educators, accomplish shared competencies and behaviors across health professions who engage in rehabilitation practices. The RCF is organized around…