Dr. Kirk Armstrong is an Associate Professor and Academic Unit Head for the Department of Health Professions at James Madison University. An athletic training educator and former program director, Kirk has expertise in simulations and standardized patients. He has also made numerous state, regional and national presentations regarding the use of standardized patients to document student learning outcomes in athletic training.
Kirk has an interest in institutional and programmatic accreditation, having participated in regional accreditation site visits and written programmatic accreditation self-studies. He is an accreditation site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. In addition, he served as the external evaluator for grants through the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. Kirk earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Indianapolis, Master of Science from Middle Tennessee State University, and Doctor of Education from Ball State University.