EdD, ATC, LAT
Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainers Association
Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Texas
Nursing Building Office #230
office phone: (210) 832-2132
Doctor of Education in Administrative Leadership from Walden University
Master of Education in Exercise Science from Texas State University
Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in Athletic Training from Texas State University
Denton, J. M., Esparza, S. D., Fike, D. S., & Gonzalez, J. (in press, 2016). Improvements in Cultural Competency through Classroom and Local Cross-Cultural Service-Learning Activities. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 30 (2),6-13.
Fike, D., Denton, J., Esparza, S. D., & Palombaro, K. (2016). Calculation of Minimal Detectable Change of Construct Sub-scales of a Cultural Competence Instrument. Journal of Physical Therapy Education, 30 (1), 25-20.
Breitbach, A., Richardson, R., Berry, D., Eberman, L., & Esparza, S. D. (2015). Interprofession Education in Athletic Training. Journal of Athletic Training Education.
2015 [Year 1 of 3]: Webber, B., Esparza, S. D. , & Fisher, R. A., Athletic Trainers in the Airforce, Co-Principal Investigator, GOV-Department of Defense (DD).
2014: Denton, J. M., Esparza, S. D. , & Fike, D. S., Effectiveness of Cultural Competency Classroom and Experiential Learning in DPT and Athletic Training Programs, Co-Principal Investigator.
Esparza, S. D. & Fisher, R. A. (2017, February). Utilization of Collaborative Partnerships to Increase Empathy and Cultural Diversity in Athletic Training Students. NATA Educators' Conference, Grapevine, Texas.
Webber, B., Esparza, S. D., Fisher, R. A., Pawlak, M., & Nye, N. (2016, August). Athletic Trainer Integration in U.S. Air Force Basic Training. Military Health System Research Symposium, Orlando, Florida.
Denton, J. M. & Esparza, S. D. (2015, June). Improvements in Cultural Knowledge and Skills in Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Through Classroom Activities. Summer Institute: Engaging Patients and Professionals to Advance Clinical Excellence, San Antonio, Texas.
Esparza, S. D. (2013, June). IPE: Research, Challenges, and Future. NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association) Annual Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Carleton, B., Barton-Weston, H., Griffiths, R., & Esparza, S. D. (2016). Health, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology Team Work in Higher Education. Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Conference, Galveston, Texas.