Katie Sniffen, MS, PhD

Director of Athletic Training Program

Saint Louis University (SLU)

Katie Sniffen is the Director of Operations & Research for Saint Louis University’s AHEAD Institute. In this role, she provides logistical support to faculty, staff, and primary investigators using the AHEAD Institute’s data and/or research support services. Katie is an athletic trainer with six years of clinical experience providing quality, affordable, and accessible health care to collegiate student-athletes at the University of Oregon and Pepperdine University. She obtained a master’s degree from the University of Oregon’s Post-Professional Athletic Training Master’s Program and is currently seeking a PhD in Health Outcomes Research from Saint Louis University. Katie is also an Instructor in the Department of Athletic Training and Physical Therapy with additional teaching experience in Interprofessional Education. Katie’s research interests lie in demonstrating the value of athletic training services on the health of populations through the application of health outcomes research.