TSU's MONROE ABRAMS NAMED TO STATE BOARD OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS
Tennessee State University head athletic trainer, Monroe Abrams, has been appointed to serve on the Tennessee Board of Athletic Trainers. Abrams' appointment to serve as an Athletic Trainer Representative, is effective immediately and will run through December 31, 2010. Abrams, a native of Macon, Ga., joined the TSU staff in 1999. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1986 with a degree in health and physical education. He received his master's degree two years later at Springfield (Mass.) College in sports medicine. Abram came to TSU from Morehouse College in Atlanta where he served as head athletic trainer. He served in the same capacity at Savannah State from 1995-97. He worked in sports medicine clinics prior to joining the college athletic ranks. He gained additional experience as a member of the 1996 Olympics Athletic Training staff. He also has served as intern at the U.S.A. Olympic Training Site in Colorado Springs. Abram serves as the chairman of the Ethnic Diversity Committee of the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Associations. He also serves as an examiner for the National Athletic Trainers Examination.