|Title:||Director of Sports Medicine|
Thomas Cronan has held the position of Head Athletic Trainer at MIT since 2001. He received his B.S. in Athletic Training from Northeastern University, an EdM from Boston University, and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.
Cronan has led an effort to develop MIT as an effective clinical placement site for BU undergraduate students studying to become athletic trainers. He holds licensure as an athletic trainer in the state of Massachusetts.
Prior to his arrival at MIT, Cronan was an athletic trainer at Boston University for 11 years. He resides in Norwood, Mass. with his wife, Dotty and their daughters, Erin and Kelly.
|Year:||2nd at MIT|
|Year:||3rd at MIT|
Elise Mayers graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2007. She then came to MIT as a graduate assistant athletic trainer where she worked closely with the football and men's volleyball programs. Simultaneously, Mayers pursued a Masters in Education, Counseling: Sport Psychology at Boston University. Upon graduation in 2009, she spent the next year at Emerson College before returning to MIT as a full-time athletic trainer.
With the Engineers, Mayers manages the medical care for the women's basketball, women's openweight crew, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, swimming and diving, and outdoor track and field teams. She is also the coordinator of the team physician's weekly clinic held at the MIT Medical and MIT Sports Medicine facilities.
For the past five years, Mayers has served as a preceptor at Boston University for its Athletic Training Education Program. She is certified by the Board of Certification and licensed by the state of Massachusetts to practice athletic training. In addition, Mayers has been a member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association since 2005.
|Year:||6th at MIT|
Lisa Murray is in her sixth year as an athletic trainer at MIT. She received her B.S. in Athletic Training from West Chester University in Pennsylvania in 2002, and her M.S. in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University in 2005.
Murray's primary responsibilities include the care for the Engineers' baseball, women's lightweight crew, fencing, women's soccer, men's volleyball, and men's water polo teams. She is also a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, serving as a liaison for MIT's student-athletes to the Institute-wide initiative. Murray is an approved preceptor for Boston University's athletic training education program where she is responsible for supervising and mentoring athletic training students.
A member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Murray holds a licensure as an athletic trainer in the state of Massachusetts. Prior to joining the MIT staff, she was an athletic trainer at Swarthmore College and then was with Boston University for four years.
|Year:||5th at MIT|
Jess Rooney Gallagher joined the MIT sports medicine staff for the 2007-2008 season and is now in her fifth year working with the Engineer’s intercollegiate teams. She coordinates care for women’s volleyball, men’s basketball, men’s lacrosse, women’s tennis, rifle, and men and women’s cross country.
A 2001 graduate of Northeastern University with a B.S in Athletic Training; continued her academic career with an E.d.M. in Sports Psychology from Boston University in 2003.
Jess joined the MIT staff after spending four years as the Head Athletic Trainer for Campus Recreation at the University of New Hampshire. During her tenure, she coordinated care for 26 club sports including rugby, wrestling, lacrosse, ice hockey, cycling, and woodsmen. While at Boston University, she was a Graduate Assistant for Club Sports, providing care women’s rugby, women’s ice hockey, cycling, and men’s lacrosse.
In addition to her athletic training and administrative responsibilities, Jess serves as an approved clinical instructor for Boston University’s Athletic Training Education Program, where she is responsible for supervising and mentoring athletic training students. She also serves as the MIT’s clinical site coordinator for the BU program.
Jess is a licensed athletic trainer in Massachusetts and an active member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts.
|Year:||7th at MIT|
Scot Spak is in his seventh year as an athletic trainer at MIT where he is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation, and treatment of all athletic related injuries and illnesses. He coordinates and oversees the medical care for the Engineers' football, sailing, softball, men's tennis, and track and field teams.
Most recently, Spak was selected as the treasurer of the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts professional organization. He is an approved preceptor for Boston University and continues to supervise and mentor BU athletic training students who study in MIT's Athletic Training Room. Spak served as an adjunct clinical professor for Boston University's Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and is currently a Physical Therapy Mentorship Advisor through BU.
Prior to joining MIT in 2007, Spak was an assistant athletic trainer at Boston University. While at BU, he provided medical care for a majority of the student-athletes, including the basketball, field hockey, and women's lacrosse teams. He was also charged with several administrative responsibilities within Boston University's Sports Medicine Department.
Spak earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Northeastern University in 2000 and a Master's Degree in Education from Boston University in 2001. He is certified by the Board of Certification and licensed by the state of Massachusetts to practice athletic training. In addition, Spak received a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designation from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Scot and his wife Sarah live in Dedham with their three sons, Dylan, Tyler, and Brady.
|Title:||Head Team Physican|
Dr. Ferullo is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and serves as the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine. He completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Boston University, and completed his Family Medicine Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowships at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Ferullo is the Head Team Physician for Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as serving as one of the Team Physicians for Boston University, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin high School. His interests include sports related injuries/medical conditions, ice hockey injuries, and running issues.