Student-Athlete
Health & Well-Being
Initiative

The Pac-12 Student-­Athlete Health and Well-­Being Board advises, governs, oversees policy and direction, and assists with the leadership and general promotion of the Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative in an effort to effectively address medical, safety and well-being issues facing Pac-12 student-athletes. See the roster of board members below.

The Research Grant Program Committee provides guidance for the coordination and administration of the Pac-12 Grant Program RFP, proposal submission, and review process. The Grant Committee reviews the top rated proposals from each grant cycle and provides funding recommendations to the Board. In addition, the Pac-12 Grants Committee oversees the activities of the Pac-12 Grant Administrator who facilitates the complete process from the RFP announcement to project completion. See the roster of committee members below.

The Grant Proposal Review Committee prepares written reviews with proposal scoring and funding recommendations, and provides to the Research Grant Program Committee. Reviewers are tasked with providing a fair, detailed evaluation of what proposals are the most responsive to the Pac-12’s needs within available resources. Each committee member serves as Lead or Secondary reviewers on three to six proposals and as General Reviewers on the remaining proposals submitted during each review cycle. See the roster of committee members below.

The Pac-12 Brain Trauma Task Force advises the Board and the Pac-12 Conference on brain health, awareness of injury risk, and trauma care across all collegiate sports. The task force also reviews injury trends, new technology, and ongoing studies on behalf of the Board for all Pac-12 sports. See the task force roster below.

The Student-Athlete Health Conference Committee sets the agenda, runs logistics, and manages the annual Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health Conference. See the roster of committee members below.

The Pac-12 Mental Health Task Force, which is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of practitioners from member institutions, serves as a resource to the Pac-12 on educational initiatives, applied research, and best practices to advance the mental health and wellbeing of collegiate athletes.

Board Roster

Board Roster

Chair, Dr. Kimberly Harmon
University of Washington
Email: kharmon@uw.edu
Dr. Randy Cohen
University of Arizona
Email: rpcohen@arizona.edu
Kenny McCarty
Arizona State University
Email: kenneth.mccarty@asu.edu
Dr. Lindsay Huston
University of California, Berkeley
Email: lhuston@berkeley.edu
Miguel Rueda
University of Colorado, Boulder
Email: miguel.rueda@colorado.edu
Dr. Greg Skaggs
University of Oregon
Email: gskaggs@uoregon.edu
Dr. Doug Aukerman
Oregon State University
Email: doug.aukerman@oregonstate.edu
Dr. Jason Dragoo
Stanford University
Email: jdragoo@stanford.edu
Dr. David McAllister
University of California, Los Angeles
Email: dmcallister@mednet.ucla.edu
Dr. Seth Gamradt
University of Southern California
Email: gamradt@usc.edu
Dr. David Petron
University of Utah
Email: david.petron@hsc.utah.edu
Dr. Sunday Henry
Washington State University
Email: sunday.henry@wsu.edu

Grant Committee

Grant Committee Roster

Chair, Dan Nordquist
Washington State University
Dr. John DiFiori
University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Stephanie Chu
University of Colorado, Boulder
Kim Terrell
University of Oregon
Kevin Robel
Manager, Pac-12 Sports Injury Registry Management and Analytics Program
Woodie Dixon
Pac-12 Conference
Lynn Fister
Grant Administrator

Brain Trauma Task Force

Brain Trauma Task Force Roster

Chair, Dr. Doug Aukerman
Oregon State University
Dr. Sourav Poddar
University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Jam Ghajar
Stanford University
Russ Romano
University of Southern California
Dr. David Petron
University of Utah
Dr. Kimberly Harmon
University of Washington

SIRMAP Committee

Pac-12 Sports Injury Registry Management and Analytics (SIRMAP) Committee Roster

Chair, Kevin Robell
Manager, Pac-12 Sports Injury Registry Management and Analytics Program
Dr. Kenneth Hunt
University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Kelli Moran-Miller
Stanford University
Dr. Masaru "Masa" Teramoto
University of Utah
Dr. Stuart Willick
University of Utah
Michael Dillon
University of Washington

Health Conference Committee

Health Conference Committee Roster

Co-Chair Miguel Rueda
University of Colorado, Boulder
Co-Chair Tandi Hawkey
University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Dixon
University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Chris Bader
University of Colorado
Dr. Albert Gee
University of Washington
Ema Thake
University of Washington
Dr. Sunday Henry
Washington State University
Andy Mutnan
Washington State University
Meghan Cesnik
Pac-12 Conference

Proposal Review Committee

Proposal Review Committee Roster

Dr. Lynn Nadel
University of Arizona
Diana Padilla
Arizona State University
Dr. George Brooks
University of California, Berkeley
Marissa Holliday
University of Colorado, Boulder
Dr. Grace Golden
University of Oregon
Fred Tedeschi
Oregon State University
Dr. Amy Slider
Stanford University
Dr. Daniel Vigil
University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. David Baron
University of Southern California
Dr. Patrick Greis
University of Utah
Chris Melton
University of Washington
Dr. Ed Tingstad
Washington State University

Mental Health Task Force

Mental Health Task Force

Chair, Amy Athey, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist - University of Arizona
Vice Chair, Shanyn Lancaster, MD
Physician - Arizona State University
Chris Bader, PhD
Licensed Psychologist - University of Colorado, Boulder
Heather Halseth, MS
Athletic Trainer - University of Oregon
David Milula, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker - University of Oregon
Taylor Ricci
Student-Athlete Representative - Oregon State University
Kelli Moran-Miller, Ph.D
Licensed Pscyhologist - Stanford University
Tandi Hawkey, MA
Athletic Trainer - University of California, Los Angeles
John O'Kane, MD
Physician - University of Washington