Scott Anderson, MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP, was appointed Director of Athletic Training at Stanford University on August 20, 2007. Scott brings fifteen years of distinction as a talented clinician and innovative administrator to his role on the Farm, after serving in a similar capacity at nearby Saint Mary’s College.
Under Scott’s leadership, the athletic training program has reached new heights, and developed into a progressive and balanced department asset. Scott has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of the nations only electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation tool, started the Advanced Athletic Training Fellowship Program, and co-developed the International Affiliate Clinical Training Program (IACTP). Scott is also an internationally recognized speaker on topics related to health care administration, sports medicine, and his unique approach to injury prevention.
In recent years, Scott has also worked to improve clinical management and recovery of injury through the integration of campus wide research. Currently, he works closely with distinguished clinicians and researchers as a part of one of the nations largest studies examining concussion in student-athletes. As chair of the Pac 12 Sports Medicine committee, Scott has also been influential in conference wide research initiatives focused on improving student-athlete health and welfare. Scott also supports Stanford physicians as a game-day injury spotter for the National Football League.