Welcoming Dr. Amanda Benson to the Family
We are excited to announce that Dr. Amanda Benson has finally arrived to LSU and joined the LSU Athletic Training family. Dr. Benson is originally from south of Buffalo, NY where she attended University of Buffalo and received her bachelors in Exercise Science. She attended Graduate School at Eastern Kentucky where she received her Master’s in Physical Education with a concentration of Sports Administration and then her PhD at Southern Mississippi. Amanda worked at Troy University for 11 years, 4 of which as their Clinical Coordinator and the other 7 as the Department and Program Chair. When asked what she wanted to bring to LSU she replied, “I would like to bring a different perspective to this excellent academic program. This program has so much to offer and I just want to help bolster it and bring new ideas to the table and continue to make it better!”
Thank you Dr. Amanda Benson and welcome to your new home!