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More about Rene Shingles


  1. Shingles, R. R. & Cartwright, L. (in press). Patient-centered care in sports medicine. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
  2. Cartwright, L. & Shingles, R. R. (2011) Cultural competence in sports medicine. Champaign, IL:  Human Kinetics.
  3. Athletic Trainers Speak Out (2002). In R. P. Pfeiffer & B. C. Mangus. Concepts of athletic training. 3rd ed. p. 212. Boston:  Jones and Bartlett. (invited).
  4. Box 1-1:  Cultural Considerations in the Evaluation Process. (2001). In C. Starkey& J. L. Ryan Evaluation of orthopedic and athletic injuries 2nd ed. pp. 4 – 5, Philadelphia:  F. A. Davis. (invited).

Refereed Published Journal Articles

  1. Brancaleone, M. P. & Shingles, R. R. (2021). Concussion knowledge and attitudes of athletes who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training. Advance online publication.
  2. Iheduru-Anderson, K., Shingles, R. R., & Akanegbu, C. (2020). Discourse of race and racism in nursing: An integrative review of literature. Public Health Nursing, 00, 1-16.
  3. Shingles, R. R. (May 2018). Beyond the list of traits: Addressing and assessing cultural needs of patients in health care settings. Kinesiology Review, 7 (2), 173-179.
  4. Brunett, M. & Shingles, R. R. (May 2018). Does having a culturally competent healthcare provider affect the patients’ experience or satisfaction? A critically-appraised topic. Journal of Sport and Rehabilitation, 27 (3), 284-288.
  5. Brancaleone, M. P., Shingles, R. R. & DeLellis, N. (July 2017). Deaflympians satisfaction of athletic training services at the 2013 Deaflympic Summer Games. Journal of Athletic Training, 52 (7), 708-718.
  6. Brancaleone, M. P. & Shingles, R. R. (2015). Communication patterns among athletes who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and athletic trainers: A pilot study. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care, 7 (1), 29-33.
  7. Sabo, R., Shingles, R., Lopes, J., Toner, J., Naeve-Velguth, S., Woods, S. (April 2012). Using online instruments to assess learning styles of health professions students: A pilot study. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 10(2).
  8. Marra, J., Covassin, T., Shingles, R. R., Canady, R., & Mackowiac, T. (2010). Assessment of certified athletic trainers’ levels of cultural competence in the delivery of health care. Journal of Athletic Training. 45 (4), 380-385.
  9. Shingles, R. R. & Smith, Y. R. (2008). Perceptions of sexual harassment in athletic training. Athletic Training Education Journal. 3(3), 102-107.
  10. Adler, P. & Shingles, R. R. (2000). Intramural ice hockey:  Are you covered? NIRSA Journal. 24 (1), 11-18.
  11. Shingles, R., Hassan, S., Martin, M., & Wright, K. (1995). The fundamental first aid kit. Strategies. 8 (6), 28-29.
  • Board of Certification, Inc. Certified Athletic Trainer
  • State of Michigan, Athletic Trainer License
  • NPI #1518939586
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Responding to Emergencies First Aid
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame, Class of 2018 (1st African American Woman)
  • Selected by the United States Olympic Committee as an Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine Staff Member:
    • Centennial Olympic Games, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996
    • World University Games, Fukuoka, Japan 1995
    • United States Olympic Festival, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994
    • United States Olympic Festival, San Antonio, Texas, 1993
    • United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1990
  • Black Girls Rock Purple Iris Award (Faculty of the Year), 2020
  • Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship, Central Michigan University, 2019
  • Central Michigan University Honorary Alumni Award, 2018
  • Central Michigan University, 25-year Service Award, 2018
  • Illinois State University College of Applied Science and Technology, Hall of Fame Award, 2017
  • Michigan ACE Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award, 2014
  • Central Michigan University Woman of the Year, 2014
  • Central Michigan University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
  • Central Michigan University Lorrie Ryan Memorial Scholarship, 2014
  • Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc. Diamond Awards: Outstanding Faculty Award, 2014
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, 2010 (2nd highest honor given by the NATA)
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Outstanding Educator Award, 2010
  • United Way of Isabella County, Quality of Life Award, 2009 (The highest honor given by the United Way)
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association Dedicated Service Award, 2006
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee Bill Chisolm Professional Service Award, 2005
  • Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, 2003
  • Central Michigan University Faculty Affirmative Action Award, 1997
  • Mid-West District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Ethnic Minority Fellowship, 1997, 1996
  • Dr. Nell C. Jackson Memorial Award, AAHPERD, 1995
  • Minority Competitive Doctoral Fellowship, Michigan State University, 1995
  • King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship, Central Michigan University/Michigan State University, 1994
  • PhD, Michigan State University, 2001
  • MS, Illinois State University, 1986
  • BA in Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion in health professions
  • Cultural competence in health professions
  • Patient-centered care in sports medicine
  • Women in athletic training
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • Michigan Athletic Trainers Society
  • Board of Certification, Inc. Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • NPI #1518939586
  • American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Responding to Emergencies First Aid

Courses Taught

  • ATR 400WI:  Research Methods and Evidence Based Medicine
  • ATR 680:  Assessment I
  • ATR 751:  Professional Responsibility in Athletic Training
  • ATR 792:  Cultural Competence in Health Care
  • HSC 532:  Diversity Issues in the Health Professions