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Dee Higgins

Department Chairperson and Program Director of Athletic Training
Email:  
Office: 214 CBH 
Mail Stop: 1757 
Phone: 6549 


DEGREES EARNED

BS, MS, and Ph.D.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dee has been at Clarke since 1999 and in her current position since 2000. Previous to Clarke, she held positions at various places in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Some of these included: Lead athletic trainer at Mercy Hospital/Medical Associates in Dubuque, Galesburg Clinic, Monmouth College, and Western Illinois University.

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
Every patient and every student is inherently good, is worth time, effort, and care, and deserves your best efforts.

CLARKE'S IMPACT ON DEE
Clarke provides me with a caring community that supports my quest to teach and learn with the students.

DEE'S IMPACT ON STUDENTS
I hope to teach them 10% of everything they need to know about athletic training in healthcare.

DEE'S FAVORITE

Book –Medical mysteries in general

Quote – Chinese Proverb: “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”

Class in college – Creative writing and poetry

Places traveled - Yellowstone National Park and Paris, France

Hobby – Spending time with my three children gardening and canning

 
  • Arts at Clarke Fall 2015
  • STEM Day 2015
  • Support Clarke Fall 2015