Faculty & Staff
Licensed Athletic Trainer, Part-Time Lecturer
Degrees & Accomplishments
MS in Sports and Health Sciences concentration in Health & Wellness Management, American Public University
BS in Physical Ed. concentrations in Athletic Training & Exercise Physiology, William Paterson University
Licensed Athletic Trainer
Certified LIFE Wellness/Holistic Health Coach
Certified Personal Trainer
Palmisano has spent her entire career training and coaching athletes of all levels. Palmisano has been at Rutgers since 2009 where she primarily worked with Rutgers Sports Clubs. In 2013, she joined the Mason Gross School of the Arts Dance Department, and carefully designed and implemented a comprehensive, state-of-the-art dynamic health and wellness program for the Dance Department which provides methods for the prevention of injuries, outstanding care, treatment, rehabilitation of injuries, and referral procedures in the event a student becomes injured or ill.
As a licensed athletic trainer, she works under the supervision and in direct consultation with the Rutgers Student Health Sports Medicine physician to field healthy dancers and athletes. Palmisano has designed and coordinates a host of integrated educational sessions, Additionally, Palmisano works as an instructor teaching courses in Anatomy & Kinesiology courses, Functional Movement and Motor Learning for Dance Education. Palmisano is also engaged as a researcher and works in collaboration with the Sports Medicine physician.