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Turocy Appointed Interim Dean at Duquesne

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Higher Education

Turocy Appointed Interim Dean at Duquesne

Article reposted from Trib Live
Author: Chris Fleisher

Turocy was appointed interim dean of the John J. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University for 2016-17.

Age: 56

Residence: Bethel Park

Family: Husband, Regis; daughters, Kirsten and Lauren; and son, Regis.

Occupation: Director of Pre-Medical and Health Professions Programs at Duquesne University.

Education: B.S. in athletic training and health and physical education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 1982; M.A. in sports medicine from Michigan State University, 1984; doctorate from University of Virginia, 1994.

Background: Turocy was the founding chair of athletic training at Duquesne and served as the inaugural Anna L. Rangos, Rizakus Endowed Chair in Health Sciences and Ethics from 2004-09. In 2014, she was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame, the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive. She also is a Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Hall of Fame member and former PATS president.

 “My goal is to keep the school moving forward in several of our new initiatives with international programs and in professional education.”