HATA Symposium

The HATA Annual Symposium is the highlight event of the year, with athletic trainers from all islands gathering for educational lectures, special topic discussions and hands on activities.  The event covers a range of topics and offers information to educate not only athletic trainers but other allied healthcare professionals as well.  The symposium also features presentations related to recent research conducted within the University of Hawaii, Manoa Human Performance Laboratory.  Both online and hard copy programs are made available to attendees.  

24th Virtual Annual HATA Symposium

Saturday, June 12, 2021


Saturday, June 12, 2021


8:00 – 9:00 a.m.       Context Matters: Implicit Racial Bias in Hawaii and Healthcare

Andrea Hermosura, PhD


9:00 – 10:00 a.m.     Supporting Athletes in the COVID Era: a Surgeon’s Perspective on Injury Prevention and Care

                                    Daniel Lim, MD


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.   Returning Back to Sports After a Break: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

                                    Justin Young, MD


11:00 – 11:30 a.m.   Keynote Address - “How ATs Can Bring COVID to its Knees”

                                    Leo Pascua, MD


11:30 – 12:30 p.m.   HATA Business Meeting