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Katy Pietz

Katy Pietz

Clinical Coordinator
Athletic training
Pullman Campus
PEB 116
Pullman, WA  99164

509-335-6230
katy.pietz@wsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching/professional interests

Katy Pietz teaches courses in Techniques in Athletic Training, Athletic Training Rehabilitation, Lower Extremity Evaluation, General Medical Conditions, and Therapeutic Modalities. She also serves as the clinical education coordinator for the Athletic Training Program, supervising the athletic training students during rotations within WSU Intercollegiate Athletics and many clinical sites on the Palouse.  She enjoys working directly with students through academic advising of students interested in athletic training and mentoring current and former athletic training students.

Research interests include sports related concussion knowledge levels of a variety of healthcare providers.

Educational background

  • B.S. in Kinesiology with an Emphasis in Athletic Training, Washington State University, 2001
  • M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration with an Emphasis in Athletic Administration, WSU, 2003

Publications

Mitchell, S. H., Hildenbrand, K., & Pietz, K. (2016). Emergency physicians’ knowledge of sports-related concussion referral patterns, and use of return to play guidelines. Athletic training and sports health care8(5), 209-215.

Awards

  • WSU College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Outstanding Service Award, 2014
Washington State University