Nina joined the Sports Medicine family at Stanford as Assistant Athletic Trainer in the fall of 2007 where she stepped in as the primary athletic trainer for both Cross Country and Track and Field programs. While overseeing a graduate assistant athletic trainer, Nina managed the daily medical needs of two large programs while administratively maintaining the general organization and inventory control over the main Athletic Training facility. With the start of the 2011 academic year, Nina transitioned her care to the Women's Volleyball program and in 2012, has assumed the daily medical care of the Womens Lacrosse program.
Nina continues to provide undergraduate and graduate students with vital mentorship while continuing her pursuit of new knowledge within the area of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Myofascial Decompression Therapy, as well as other manual therapy techniques. With her involvement in Human Performance laboratory, Nina has fundamentally contributed to ongoing research on such topics as bone stress in female athletes, as well as assisting with reliability testing studies involving a functional lower extremity evaluation.
- Assistant Athletic Trainer, Stanford University (2007-Present)
- Assistant Athletic Trainer, Bethune-Cookman University (2006-2007)
- Assistant Athletic Trainer, Fordham University (2005-2006)
- Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Virginia Military Instiute (2004-2005)
Nina received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from the Department of Human Science at Florida State University in May 2004, and went on to receive her Master’s of Education in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in 2006.
To conclude her educational experience at UV, Nina was published in the Journal of Athletic Training in 2007 for her research entitled “Excessive pronation is not correlated to increased peak external knee abduction moments during treadmill running or drop landings in recreationally active females”. This research was also a 2007 Master’s Poster Award finalist provided by the NATA Research and Education Foundation.