Office:Health & Human Enrichment, Human Performance Center, MSC 22, Plymouth, NH 03264
EdD, Sports Medicine, University of Virginia
MEd, Curriculum and Instruction, Keene State College
BS, Athletic Training, Keene State College
Dr. Julie Bernier is a professor of athletic training and previously served as the Program Director of athletic training, and Chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance. As a teacher, her areas of expertise include kinesiology/biomechanics, injury assessment, therapeutic modalities and research design. Her scholarship focuses on functional ankle instability, proprioception and neuromuscular control.
In 2002 Bernier became the university’s associate vice president for undergraduate studies and in 2006 was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and served in that role until 2016 when her love of teaching called her back to the classroom. Dr. Bernier has served in numerous leadership roles and demonstrates a commitment to promoting student achievement.
Dr. Bernier served the profession of athletic training as an accreditation site visitor, as vice chair of the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation Research Committee, and Chair of the NATA Convention Program Committee.
Programs of Study
Allied Health Sciences
Functional ankle instability
Proprioception and neuromuscular control
Higher Education leadership and policy
Awards and Distinctions
Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award, 2003
New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership Award, 2008