Health Care Providers

Dr. Dennis Goodman, DO

Medical Director

Melinda Bryson, M.Ed, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Tracy Fair-Parsons, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Andrea Jasdanwala, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Staff

Jeanne Bowe, RN

Orthopedic Nurse, Sports Medicine Program Administrator

Shana Brumble, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse, Travel Medicine Program Administrator

Chelsie Schwane, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse, Wound Care Administrator

Amanda Dillon, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

Vacant

Licensed Practical Nurse

Office Support

Jennifer Ice

Senior Business Support Specialist, Office Manager

Kathy Orr

Patient Service Representative, Athletic Insurance Administrator

Brittney Neal

Office Support Assistant

Vacant

Office Support Assistant

Visiting Staff

Jessica Gargus, M.Ed, CHES

Health Educator, Manager of Miner Wellness

Rachel Beasley, MPH

Prevention & Wellness Coordinator

Stephanie Martensen, M.Ed, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Athletic Trainers

Austin Matlock

Head Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine

Academic Biography

Austin Matlock joined the sports medicine team at Missouri S&T in 2017 as the Head Athletic Trainer. Matlock is originally from Springfield, MO and received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Southwest Baptist University. He would go on to receive his Master’s degree in education theory from the University of Central Missouri.
After graduating, Matlock worked for Lincoln University as the Assistant Athletic Trainer and was responsible for all 14 sports for the DII athletics program. After three years, he assumed the role as Head Athletic Trainer in spring of 2014. During his time there, he specialized in insurance coordination and budgeting, which led to the increase of 2 positions. He also taught classes during his time at Lincoln and is certified through the American Red Cross as an instructor. Matlock also served as the medical coordinator for the NCAA DII Regional Golf Tournament and the NJCAA Regional Basketball Tournament.

Tom Pomerleau ATC, LAT, CSCS

Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine

Academic Biography

Tom Pomerleau joined the sports medicine team at Missouri S&T in 2013 and works with the football, softball and swimming teams.  Pomerleau is originally from Waukesha, Wis., and received his undergraduate education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where he graduated with a major in Athletic Training and a minor in strength and conditioning.

After graduating, Pomerleau worked for the University of Nevada-Las Vegas as an intern athletic trainer.  He was primarily responsible for working with the athletes of the football and tennis teams.  Pomerleau also worked several week-long sporting events including: Eurobasket summer league, several adidas AAU basketball summer leagues, stretcher crew at the Gold Cup final in Los Angeles, and was a private physio to a professional tennis player at Indian Wells Tennis Club.

Will Baum, M.AT, ATC, LAT, CES

Head Football Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine

Academic Biography

Will Baum joined the Miners Sports Medicine Staff as an assistant athletic trainer in the Spring of 2015, and was given the title of Head Football Athletic Trainer in 2018. He is responsible for the healthcare of the Football program, the Men’s/Women’s golf teams, and oversees the student paraprofessional program for the sports medicine staff. From 2012-2015 he worked with Missouri State University as an Intern Athletic Trainer with the Football Program, the Men’s/Women’s Golf teams, and worked as a Team Leader for the Gatorade Summer Sports Camps with a variety of sports. Will received his Master’s Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Arkansas in 2012, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Baker University in 2010.

Will, a native of St. Louis, is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) & Licensed by The Missouri Board of Healing Arts. He is also certified by National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES).

 

Kaleena Smith, MS, ATC, LAT

Athletic Trainer/Student Health Coordinator, Sports Medicine

Academic Biography

Kaleena Smith joined the sports medicine team at Missouri S&T in November 2015.  She is primarily responsible for the coverage of the women’s basketball and the men’s and women’s track & field teams. 

Kaleena is originally from Springfield, Mo., where she attended Missouri State University and received her bachelor’s degree in athletic training in 2013. Upon graduation, she received a graduate assistantship at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where she worked with the women’s soccer and the men’s and women’s track & field teams during the 2013-14 season. Over the last year, Smith worked for The Therapy Center in Jennings, La., where she spent time working in the clinic as well as covering three high schools.  She completed her Master’s degree in health sciences with a sports medicine concentration in April 2015.