In addition to completing required medical rotations during his training, Christopher completed an elective rotation with Tri-State Orthopaedics in Pittsburgh, PA. Here Christopher expanded his knowledge in general orthopedics and sports medicine.
Christopher is an NCCPA certified Physician Assistant, a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Medical Society. He currently serves as the sports medicine medical team provider for Madison High School athletics.
When not working, Christopher enjoys hiking, fishing, and playing lacrosse. He is a diehard Pittsburgh Penguins hockey fan as well as a Pittsburgh Steelers football fanatic.
Katie is a certified and licensed athletic trainer. Her athletic training education has equipped her with skills in injury prevention, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care, treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning, organization and administration, and professional responsibility. In the clinic, Katie assists with patient care, brace and sling fitting, pre/post-operative patient education, and patient relations .
A Certified Athletic Trainer since 2009, Neumann holds degrees in both Athletic Training and Secondary Education which she earned while attending the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. After completing her degrees in 2008, she continued her education at the University of Virginia where she earned a masters degree in Athletic Training in 2010. While at Virginia, she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the field hockey team. In addition, she completed her thesis on patellofemoral pain syndrome that was later published in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology in 2012.
Following her education, Neumann served as an assistant athletic trainer at Mars Hill College for two and a half years, working primarily with women’s soccer, baseball and men’s lacrosse. In addition, her responsibilities included acting as the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator for the athletic training education program (ATEP) as well as a preceptor to the ATEP students. From there, she pursued a career in secondary education at a local Buncombe county school for two years before taking her position at WWC.
During her time at WWC, she has also worked in the sports medicine and physical therapy clinics at Blue Ridge Bone & Joint. Neumann currently resides in Asheville with her husband Jon and two sons.