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Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator, Athletic Training Division

228A Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Phone: (614) 292-4487
Fax: (614) 292-0210


Primary Professional Areas of Interest 

  • Cultural Competency & Diversity in Healthcare Professions 
  • Higher Education Policy
  • Admission and Retention 
  • Clinical Teaching & Education 
  • Professional Socialization

Samar Long joined the Athletic Training Division as Clinical Coordinator at The Ohio State University in August 2014. Prior to coming to Ohio State, she served as the Clinical Coordinator and Interim Program Director of the Athletic Training program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

As the clinical fieldwork coordinator, Samar serves as the liaison between the Athletic Training program and clinical affiliate sites both on and off-campus.  She also oversees preceptor recruitment, training, and the placement and evaluation of students in their clinical fieldwork experiences. 

Courses Taught

Primary teaching responsibilities include clinical skills, pre-athletic training skills, and clinical experience courses for all levels of professional athletic training students. 


Degree information

  • 2008: MSEd, Athletic Training, Old Dominion University
  • 2006: BS, Athletic Training, Barry University