• Additional Titles:Programs in Athletic Training
  • Education:Bachelor of Science in Education, State University of New York at Cortland
    Master of Science, East Stroudsburg University
  • Phone:617-353-7570

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests

  • Anatomical/biomechanical predictors of lower extremity injury
  • Assessing professional behaviors of athletic training students
  • Clinical education – instruction and learning

Courses Taught

Recent Presentations

  • Clements, C. Giving Practicing Athletic Trainers a Voice in the Future of Athletic Training Education (2018, January). Panel discussion at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Clements, C. Professional Development Peer-to-Peer for Coordinators of Clinical Education. (2018, January).  Oral presentation at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Laursen, M., Clements, C. Wanted: A Patient-Centered Care Culture for Physically Active Patients (October, 2017).  Oral presentation at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, San Antonio, TX.
  • Clements C., Duckett A.  A Comprehensive Approach to Evaluation and Treatment of the Ill Athlete (January, 2017).  Workshop presented at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Clements C., Keenan J.  Improving Clinical Education by Centralizing Operations in a College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (October, 2016).  Oral presentation at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Clements, C. Good Preceptors (2016, May).  Oral presentation at the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts/Rhode Island Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Conference, Newton, MA.
  • Clements C., Laursen M.  Entrepreneurial Strategies to Solve Clinical Education Challenges (October, 2015).  Oral presentation at the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Health Matters Virtual Conference: Chad Clements presents Multi-disciplinary care of persons with concussion at the Ryan Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Hosted by Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College (September 17, 2015).
  • Clements, C. Program Quality Assurance (2014, October)Oral presentation at the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Accreditation Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Clements, C. Program Quality Assurance (2014, July).  Invited presentation at the Commission on Acreditation of Athletic Training Education workshop, Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference, Frisco, TX.
  • Clements, C. Putting Your Patient-care Data to Use (2014, June). Invited presentation at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, College and University Athletic Trainers’ Committee Special Session, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Clements, C. Interprofessional Education: Lessons Learned (2013, June). Oral presentation at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Clements C., Horton D.  From Paper to Preceptor…and Back (2013, March).  Oral presentation at the CAATE Workshop, Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference, Chicago, Il.
  • Vesci B., Clements C.  What I say;  What I hear (2013, January).  Oral presentation at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Educators’ Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Clements, C., Horton D.  From Paper to Preceptor…and Back (2013, January).  Oral presentation at the CAATE Workshop, Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference, Buffalo, NY.
  • Clements C., Vesci B.  Clinical Education Strategies – What you say, what I hear (2012, February).  Oral presentation at the CAATE Workshop, Southeastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Educators’ Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Clements C., Chadburn J. Creating an Evidence-Based Practice Environment in Clinical Education. National Athletic Trainers’ Association Educators’ Conference; February 2011; Washington, DC.

Recent Publications

  • Clements C., Dodge, T., Brown, S. Influence of asynchronous physician augmented on-line discussion on learning outcomes in a general medical clinical education experience [Abstract]. J Ath Trn. 2009;44: S-60.

Professional Activities

  • Co-organizer – Clinical Education Summit (sponsored and hosted by Boston University Athletic Training Program) (2016-present)
  • Founding Member – Athletic Training Clinical Education Research Network (2016-present)
  • Reviewer – Proposals for NATA Educators’ Conference (2014, 2016)
  • Reviewer – Proposals for NATA Annual Meeting (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Reviewer – Proposals for NATA Educators’ Conference (2014)
  • Reviewer – Proposals for NATA Annual Meetin (2013, 2014)
  • Faculty Advisor – Sargent House Specialty Residence (2008-present)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Board of Certification (June 1998), Certification # 079802427
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Athletic Training License, License #1647
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers

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