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Aliza K. Nedimyer, PhD, LAT, ATC

Teaching Assistant Professor – Exercise and Sport Science

Phone:  919-962-6214


Aliza K. Nedimyer is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Aliza is also a certified and licensed athletic trainer. She currently teaches courses related to emergency care and physical activity in society.

Dr. Nedimyer completed her undergraduate degree in athletic training at Ithaca College in 2015, and a master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science through the post professional athletic training program at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017. In 2022 she completed her doctoral work in the Human Movement Science Curriculum at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Nedimyer has worked clinically as an athletic trainer in both the high school and collegiate settings, and has additionally spent time working in research settings as a project coordinator at the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brian Injury Research Center as well as UNC’s Injury Prevention Research Center. Her research interests broadly include exploring stakeholder roles in improving sport safety and injury prevention in athletes in all stages of life. Previous research projects she has been involved with have been related to youth concussions, injury epidemiology, the health and well-being of retired women’s soccer players, exertional heat stroke, and information seeking in athletic trainers.