Office: Parker - Rm. 306
2009 – PhD – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA
2003 – MS – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA
2002 – BS – Salisbury University, Salisbury MD
Clinical Experience in AT I
Clinical Experience in AT II
Clinical Experience in AT III
Injury Evaluation I (Lower extremity)
Emergency Care and first aid
Principles of AT
NATABOC – National Athletic Trainers Board of Certification
ARC BLS instructor – American Red Cross Basic Life support instructor
NREMT-B – National Registry Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
Areas of Research
My research interested focus on evidence based practice and prehospital emergency medicine. I am primarily focused on the transfer of knowledge from didactic to clinical practice as well as skill maintenance over time. Additionally, I am interested in the development of clinical teaching strategies and professional development specific to emergency management. I have collaborated on several projects in the areas of physical performance and health promotion of first responders.
Recent Scholarly Activity
- Vanguri P, Colas M, Henderson K. “Collaborative Education with EMS and AT: From Implementation to Outcomes” Plenary Session, National Athletic Trainers Association – Educators Conference, Dallas TX, February 15, 2019.
- Doeringer J, Colas M. “Post-Exercise Cooling Modified Muscle Performance and Soreness Perception” Poster presentation, National Athletic Trainers Association – Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium, June 25, 2019.
- Colas M, Peacock C, Doeringer J. “Physiological changes and performance outcomes in firefighter recruits throughout Fire Academy training.” Ongoing research.
- Doeringer J, Colas M, Peacock C, Gatens D. “The Effects of Post-Exercise Cooling on Muscle Performance and Soreness Perception” IJATT, 2018 (23) 73-76.