Marissa J Garland, MS, AT, ATC

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Marissa Garland, MS, AT, ATC, is a nationally certified athletic trainer whom is licensed by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers' Board. Prior to joining Nationwide Children’s, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training alongside with a Bachelor of Arts in Health Promotion & Fitness from Otterbein University in 2015. Marissa continued her education at Illinois State University, where she completed her Master in Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training in 2017. While at Illinois State she worked as a Graduate Assistant athletic trainer for Normal Community High School. Her time at Illinois State was heavily focused on manual therapy. Marissa currently holds a Level 1 certification in Graston Technique and certification in Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Here at Nationwide Children's Hospital, she currently serves as an outreach athletic trainer at Delaware Hayes High School.

Academic and Clinical Areas
  • Sports Medicine
    Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers
  • Primary Department
    Sports Medicine
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Service of the Heart Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2019
  • William “Doc” Freeman Senior Leadership Award, Otterbein University, 2015
  • Rudy Owen Merit Award, Otterbein University, 2015

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/10/2017

Graduate School Illinois State University Date Completed: 05/13/2017
Undergraduate School Otterbein University Date Completed: 05/04/2015
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Sports Medicine