Dr. Mary Westby

Faculty

Assistant Professor and Program Director - Athletic Training Program in Health and Exercise Science

Mary is the Program Director for the Athletic Training Program (ATP) in the Health and Exercise Science Department.  Her responsibilities include overseeing the operations ATP, maintaing Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accreditation of the athletic training program ATP, working with the clinical education coordinator to maintain, evaluate, and develop clinical partnerships with site and preceptors for the ATP, teaching in the ATP, and advising students in the ATP. As the advisor for the Gustavus Athletic Trainers' Association and Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society for athletic training, Mary gets the opportunity to encourage community and professional service among the students in the ATP. She enjoys her opportunities to interact with students and other faculty inside and out of the classroom.  Mary has had the opportunity to lead January Interim experiences to Austria, England, Germany, Greece, Italy, France, and Ireland with the Olympic Quest courses.  

Mary is originally from Waconia, MN and enjoys spending time with her family who are still in the area, including her neice and twin nephews. Mary got married in May 2017 to Nathan and they live in Mankato.  She spends the summer up north, fishing, boating, and enjoying the all too short season.  During the long winter months, she enjoys snow-shoeing.  

Mary is a certified athletic trainer licensed in the state of Minnesota.  

Work Experience:

2015-Present: Program Director - Athletic Training Program; Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN

2009-2016: Clinical Education Coordinator - Athletic Training Program; Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN

2008–2009: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Instructor; Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN

2007–2008: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Instructor; Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA

2005–2007: Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer and Teaching Assistant; Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA

2002–2005: Athletic Training Student; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC

Education

Ed.D. - Leadership in Higher Education, Bethel University (2020); M.S Ed. - Athletic Training, Old Dominion University (2007); B.A - Exercise and Sports Science - Athletic Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005)

Education

Ed.D. - Leadership in Higher Education, Bethel University (2020); M.S Ed. - Athletic Training, Old Dominion University (2007); B.A - Exercise and Sports Science - Athletic Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005)



Courses Taught

HES-312 (Leadership in AT), HES-320 (Physical Agents in Athletic Training), HES-337 (Clinical Pharmacology), and NUR-337 (Clinical Pharmacology)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
HES-200 First Aid and CPR 24 2018/SP, 2017/FA, 2017/SP, 2016/FA, 2016/SP, 2015/FA, 2015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, and 2011/FA
HES-320 Physical Agents in Athletic Training 13 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2009/SP
HES-126 First Aid and CPR 11 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
HES-206 Med Topics in AT 9 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, and 2012/SP
HES-231 Drugs, Sport, and Human Performance 8 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2016/SP, 2015/SP, 2014/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, and 2010/SP
HES-203 Introduction to Athletic Training 8 2015/FA, 2014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
HES-353 AT Senior Seminar 7 2021/SP, 2020/SP, 2019/SP, 2018/SP, 2017/SP, 2016/SP, and 2015/SP
HES-234 Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 7 2017/FA, 2016/FA, 2014/FA, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA
HES-312 Leadership in AT 6 2020/FA, 2019/FA, 2018/FA, 2017/FA, 2016/FA, and 2015/FA
HES-349 Advanced Aspects in Athletic Training 6 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
HES-318 Senior January Athletic Training Clinical 5 2021/JN, 2020/JN, 2018/JN, 2017/JN, and 2016/JN
HES-235 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 5 2014/SP and 2011/SP
HES-319 Senior Spring Athletic Training Clinical 5 2014/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, and 2010/SP
HES-317 Senior Fall Athletic Training Clinical 5 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, and 2009/FA
NUR-337 Princ Clinical Pharm 4 2021/SP, 2020/FA, 2020/SP, and 2019/FA
HES-305 Kinesiology 4 2016/FA, 2014/FA, 2010/SP, and 2009/FA
HES-204 Sophomore Athletic Training Clinical Lab 4 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
HES-337 Princ Clinical Pharm 3 2021/SP, 2020/FA, and 2020/SP
HES-309 Biomech/Functnl Anat 3 2020/FA, 2020/SP, and 2019/FA
HES-242 Olympic Quest: Europe 2 2015/JN and 2013/JN
HES-122 Relaxation 1 2009/SP