Jen is a Wisconsin native. She received her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 2012 and her master’s degree in athletic training from the University of Kentucky (UK) in 2014. While at UK, she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for a local Fayette County High School, two Middle Schools, UK Club Hockey and Lacrosse, as well as, in-clinic at UK Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Prior to coming to Cincinnati Children’s, Jen worked at the University of Michigan as the primary athletic trainer for the Men’s and Women’s Tennis program for three years.
Kate E. Berz, DO
Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship
Staff Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine
Physician, Division of Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Athletic Training Program and Outreach
Sports Medicine athletic trainers at Cincinnati Children’s support students in their efforts to achieve both their athletic and academic goals by partnering with schools to provide sports healthcare and education.
Who are Athletic Trainers?
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide:
- Clinical exams and diagnosis
- Emergency care
- Injury rehabilitation
- Preventive services
- Therapeutic intervention
Our athletic trainers also treat the following illnesses and emergency injuries:
- Asthma attack
- Diabetic emergencies
- Sickle cell crisis
- Spine injuries
- Sudden cardiac arrest
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