Faculty Profile

Matt Mills

Matt E. Mills

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Clinical Assistant Prof Athletic Training & Sports Medicine
Coordinator of Clinical Education - Athletic Training


Dipl, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional H.S.
BS, Quinnipiac University
MA, University of North Carolina
Areas of expertise

Concussion Management
Interprofessional Education

Evaluation and Treatment of Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injuries Lab

Spring 2020

Evaluation and Treatment of Spinal Injuries

Spring 2020

Evaluation and Treatment of the Spinal Injuries Lab

Spring 2020

Clinical Practicum V, Professional and Career Preparation

Spring 2020

Clinical Practicum V, Clinical

Spring 2020


Athletic Training/Sports Med.

Phone Number

(203) 582-7413

Mail Drop




Office Location

Echlin Center 210

Professor Mills is a member of the Quinnipiac University faculty serving as an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education. He received his undergraduate education from Quinnipiac in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine and his Master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science with a Concentration in Athletic Training from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he served as a graduate assistant working with the varsity men's soccer program and the club sports program.

Professor Mills next worked at Stanford University for 4 years, assuming the role of Associate Athletic Trainer and Director of the Post-Graduate Athletic Training Program while working with the Men’s Gymnastics and Women’s Rowing programs. Professor Mills also spent a large portion of his time working to develop and update Stanford’s concussion protocol as part of a large multi-disciplinary team. While at Stanford, he was responsible for the revamping of the Post-Graduate Program, with a focus on personal development and human-centered design thinking.

Professor Mills has served in the Far West Athletic Trainers' Association College and University Athletic Training Committee, the California Athletic Trainers' Associations Govermental Action Committee. He has presented on thoracic evaluation, confidence, and communities of practice at regional and national confernecem, and has several publications on lower extremity biomechanics of musculoskeletal injury. and currently serves as the chair of the Moyer Award committee for the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association.

Quinnipiac University

2018 – Present

Clinical Assistant Professor/ Coordinator of Clinical Education

Hamden, CT

SyncThink Inc.

2017 – 2018

Director of Clinical Education

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Stanford University

2013 – 2017

Associate Athletic Trainer/Director of AT Fellowship

Stanford, CA, USA

Mills, M., Lewis, M. , Crisis of Confidence: What Confidence Means, and What We Can Do To Improve It?, Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Conference, Mashantucket, CT (2020).

Mills, M., Norkus, S., VCOP and Video Journaling in Athletic Training Clinical Education, Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Conference, Mashantucket, CT (2020).

Lewis, M., Straub, S., Mills, M. , Abdominal Injuries: Differentiating Systemic from Muscular Injuries Through the Clinical Exam, National Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference (2018).

BLS Healthcare Professional

December 2018-December 2020

Graston Technique Certified


PES - Performance Enhancement Specialist


ATC/L – Athletic Trainer