For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
Gregory Janik, clinical professor of athletic training at King’s College, has been appointed to the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Advisory Board for the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
The TBI Advisory Board of the Pennsylvania Department of Health was established in August 2001, and includes family members of TBI survivors; individuals living with a TBI; as well as representatives from government and health care institutions and community-based organizations.
Janik will serve on the board for up to three years. The Board provides advice and expertise to the Pennsylvania Department of Health in the determination of service and support needs of individuals with TBI and the implementation of services to those individuals and their families.
Janik was named the 2013 Head Athletic Trainer of the Year Award for Division III by the National Athletic Trainers' Association College/University Athletic Trainers' Committee. He was awarded the Max and Tillie Rosenn Award for Faculty Excellence by King’s in 2012, and the Young Professionals’ Committee National Distinction Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2011.
Janik began teaching at King’s in 2000. He currently teaches orthopedic evaluation courses. He also serves as and the head athletic trainer, and is primarily responsible for the football and women’s lacrosse teams.
A resident of Dallas, Janik is president of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society. He volunteers with numerous organizations, including the American Red Cross, Keystone State Games, Special Olympics, and the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Athletic Trainers Committee.
Janik earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology/athletic training from Penn State University and a master’s degree in Sports Health Care from Arizona School of Health Sciences, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Kings College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.