Dr. Shari Bartz Smith Associate Professor, Program Director

Associate Professor, Program Director

Dr. Shari Bartz-Smith

Office: 254 CHS

              301 Michigan Street, NE

              Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (616) 331-3044
Email: [email protected]

Fall '21 Office Hours: By appointment. Please contact the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training with urgent issues at (616) 331-5700.



B.S. Health Science, Grand Valley State University

M.Ed. Exercise Physiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ph.D. Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Research Interests:

Injury Prevention and Care

Youth Sports Safety

Strength and Conditioning


Courses Taught:

ATH 217 Modern Principles of Athletic Training

ATH 218 Modern Principles of Athletic Training Lab

ATH 521 Athletic Training Clinical I

ATH 675 Therapeutic Intervention II

ATH 689 Professional Topics in Athletic Training

ATH 693 Project in Athletic Training

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