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Leading ATI Physical Therapy Early Intervention Experts Speak at NATA Conference

ATI Physical Therapy (ATI), one of the nation’s largest providers of physical therapy, today announced that ATI early intervention specialists, Tiffany Yam and Lucas Dargo, will speak at the 69th annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Symposium and Athletic Therapy (AT) Expo.

ATI’s expert presentations are scheduled for June 27 and June 28, and will highlight relevant industry topics and trends for graduating students entering the athletic training and physical therapy field.

Touted as the best conference for continuing education and professional development opportunities, athletic trainers from across the country will partake in the annual NATA Clinical Symposium & AT Expo to network and learn more about certification, licensure, education, and other industry advancements and updates. As well, more than 320 companies will showcase innovations in the field of athletic training.

ATI Physical Therapy will be well represented at the event with a branded booth to showcase service offerings and career opportunities as well as presentations from leading experts. Among the presentations, topics will highlight: career development and opportunity for new physical therapists and athletic trainers as well as characteristics to hone as an occupational health employee.

“The skills of athletic training and physical therapy continue to be paramount for the health and longevity of the American public, especially in manufacturing, transportation and service settings,” says Chet Brandon, vice president of operations, ATI Worksite Solutions. “ATI continues to emphasize investment in the emerging healthcare workforce. When given opportunities to network with experienced professionals, the next generation of practitioners learns valuable skills which they are then able to implement in occupational health environments. This generates a workforce that continues to improve and advance healthcare treatment and wellbeing not only for patients, but also for workers and professionals.”

Speakers and topics at the conference include*:

Presentation Topic


Session Date

ATSS Career RoundTable Discussion

Tiffany Yam

Thursday, June 28, 2018


Poster Presentation: Desired Hiring Characteristics for Occupational Health Athletic Training Employees

Lucas Dargo

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:30a.m.


*for a complete, up-to-date schedule, please visit the official NATA Clinical Symposium website