Xristos K. Gaglias, PhD, ATC
Xristos Gaglias was hired in July 2001 to serve as a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Curriculum Director where he was responsible for all phases of curriculum development and management. In January 2013 Gaglias was appointed Vice Chair of the Athletic Training Program and currently serves as the interim Clinical Coordinator. Gaglias began at the Univeristy as a consultant during the spring of 2000 to analyze Stony Brook University’s potential for an Athletic Training Program. In April 2018, Gaglias received his PhD from Northcentral University in Arizona. He is a graduate of Cortland State with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/Athletic Training and Western Michigan University with a master’s degree in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training. Gaglias spent his first three years at Island Sports Physical Therapy as the Director of Athletic Training Services. He then went on to South Dakota State University for three years as a faculty member and Clinical Instructor/Coordinator of Rehabilitation. While in South Dakota, he also served on the State Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners. Prior to coming to SBU, he was the Clinical Coordinator for Northeastern University Athletic Training Program.
Gaglias has been a BOC-certified athletic trainer and a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 1985. He is also a member of the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association and a CPR/AED/First Aid instructor for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Emergency Care and Safety Institute. He is currently completing his PhD in Higher Educational Leadership. His research interest includes state licensure and regulation issues for the health care professionals’ scope of practice.