Lauren Haines, PT, DPT, ATC is a recent graduate from the physical therapy program (class of 2019) at Shenandoah University. She holds a bachelor of science degree in athletic training from West Virginia University and is certified athletic trainer. She has served as an adjunct faculty member for the university’s Division of Athletic Training since 2016 and has served as an athletic training clinical instructor since 2014.
Prior to beginning her physical therapy degree, she worked as the athletic trainer for Martinsburg High School and many other youth and collegiate level sports teams. When not on the field, she was advocating for stricter concussion protocols, providing community education on sports injuries as well as working with local physicians and emergency personnel to increase the overall care and safety of local youth.
While at SU, Lauren was a member of Thrive, a student run community service organization within the physical therapy program. Thrive provided her with the opportunity to partake in a medical and educational mission trip to Nairobi, Kenya (August 2018).
Lauren is actively involved in the local and university community. She teaches adaptive aquatics to children and adults with special needs and disabilities at Wheatland Farm, an adaptive and Paralympic horseback riding facility in Purcellville, VA. Lauren is a physical therapist in Hagerstown, MD.