Melissa Wilgus, MS, AT

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Melissa Wilgus is the coordinator for the Fitness and Nutrition (F.A.N.) Club at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In this role she is responsible for the operation of F.A.N Club and it's integration within the community in effort to increase baseline fitness levels of at risk youth. Melissa is a Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer as well as a Performance Enhancement Specialist. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training/Exercise Physiology from Ohio University and a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Akron.
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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine, 2005 - Present
  • Adult CPR and AED Certified, American Heart Association, 2003 - Present
  • Certified Member, Ohio Athletic Trainer's Association, 1998 - Present
  • Adult CPR Certified, American Red Cross, 1998 - 2003
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association, 1998 - 2013
  • Certified Member, National Athletic Trainers' Association, 1995 - Present
  • Licensed in the State of Ohio, Ohio OT, PT, and AT board, 1995 - Present
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Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition