Assistant Professor-Coordinator of Clinical Education
|Jamie Frye, PhD, ATC
Years at JMU: 6
Dr. Jamie Frye has joined us as a Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Athletic Training Education Program. She will be teaching a variety of undergraduate classes within the Athletic Training Education Program and will be supervising the Clinical Education component of the program. In doing so, she will work closely with the students and Approved Clinical Instructors of the program to ensure quality clinical education for our Athletic Training Students.
As an Iowa native, Jamie received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She completed her Masters in Athletic Training at Indiana State University and went on to be a head athletic trainer and instructor at Kansas Wesleyan University. Following her two year tenure at KWU, she completed her Doctorate in Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. During that time, she worked for three years as the head athletic trainer for the Blue Ridge School, an all boys boarding school in St. George, Virginia. Prior to coming to JMU, Dr. Frye served for two years as an Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Athletic Training Program at the University of Toledo.
Dr. Frye’s current research interests focus on understanding biomechanical and muscle adaptations to chronic knee injuries. She serves as an accreditation site visitor and as a reviewer for a number of Athletic Training scientific journals.
Dr. Frye resides in Harrisonburg with her husband Dan and their new daughter Ella. She is excited to be a part of this program and to be residing in Virginia once again.