Joan Reed
Joan Reed
Title: Asst. Athletics Director/Sports Medicine
Phone: 404-727-2878

Reed is the Head Athletic Trainer at Emory University. Prior to taking over the helm in December 2000, Reed served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Emory since September 1998.

Before joining the Emory Sports Medicine Team Reed was employed at HealthSouth, Mariner Sports Medicine and Pinnacle Sports Medicine, all of which are located in Atlanta.

Reed a native of Steubenville, Ohio, holds a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Louisville (1990). At Louisville, Reed served as Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer. She received a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio University in 1988.

In conjunction with serving as the Head Athletics Trainer at Emory, she is an instructor in the Health, Physical Education, and Dance Department. Reed is a guest lecturer at Georgia State University in the Graduate Sports Medicine Program and has been a guest lecturer for the Emory University Physical Therapy Program.

Reed has presented at the Georgia Athletic Trainers Association Annual Symposium as well as the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association Annual Symposium. In addition, she worked part time for the United States Soccer Federation from 1991-2004. Reed served as a volunteer athletic trainer at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in the summer of 1994 as well as the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

She has been a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1988. Reed is a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a licensed athletic trainer in the state of Georgia.

Reed currently resides in Stone Mountain, Georgia and enjoys running, mountain biking and playing soccer.