Meaghan McMillen, M.Ed., LAT, ATC Assistant Athletic Trainer (Women’s Rowing & Softball) Joined Duke: 2015 Alma Mater: University of Virginia, Ithaca College
Meaghan McMillen, hailing from Worcester, Massachusetts, is the primary athletic trainer for the Women’s Rowing and Softball teams at Duke University. Since joining the Blue Devil staff, Meaghan has implemented a preventative rib injury therapeutic exercise program and whole body recovery program focusing on flexibility and mobility optimization. Clinically, McMillen focuses on treating her athletes with a whole-body approach by using different variations of myofascial release techniques, muscle energy techniques, and correcting postural faults.
Prior to joining the Duke Athletic Medicine staff in 2015, Meaghan completed her Masters of Education degree in Athletic Training at the University of Virginia where she worked with the Football and Women’s Rowing teams. As part of her graduation requirements at Virginia, she completed and is currently awaiting publication for her thesis study looking at the long term effects of muscle function after ACL reconstruction. After graduating from Ithaca College in 2013, with her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and becoming NATABOC certified, she went on to become the primary Ahletic Trainer for the Volleyball, Swimming & Diving, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Lacrosse teams at the College of Holy Cross.