Faculty Profile for Dr. Carla J Heffner
Biography and EducationDr. Heffner was hired at Texas State in 2003 as Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Texas State Athletic Department and a lecturer in the HHP department. In 2013, Dr. Heffner became a full-time senior lecturer and Clinical Education Coordinator in the Professional Program in Athletic Training. In 2020 Dr. Heffner was appointed to the graduate faculty of the Professional Master's Program in Athletic Training. She also assumed the role of Clinical Education Coordinator for the Master's Program in addition to her duties as the Clinical Coordinator of the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. Dr. Heffner successfully completed her Doctorate of Education in Health Professions degree from A.T. Still University in 2020.
Teaching InterestsEmergency care/immediate care of injuries and illnesses.
Research InterestsMental health literacy, mental health education.
Selected Service Activities
HHP Alumni Committee
HHP Travel Committee
September 1, 2018-Present
SWATA Competency Workshop Committee
Coordinator / Organizer
SWATA Competency Workshop Program Planning
Texas State Athletic Training Alumni Facebook Page