Beth A Funkhouser

Pre-Health Director & Advisor Exercise Science
Beth Funkhouser currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Emory & Henry College. In addition to her work with Emory & Henry’s Exercise Science & Pre-Health Program, she formerly served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the E&H Athletic Department.  
An active advocate for the profession, she is proud to have served two terms as the Secretary of the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association.  Funkhouser is a 2002 graduate of E&H with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Physical Education and earned a Master of Education degree in Kinesiology-Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia and a Doctor of Athletic Training degree from AT Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences.  
Additionally, Dr. Funkhouser is an active member of the National Association for the Advisors of Health Professions (NAAHP), NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising, National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), Southeast American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM), and the British Association of Sport Rehabilitation and Trainers (BASRaT).


  • AT Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ
    DAT, Athletic Training
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    M.Ed., Kinesiology-Sports Medicine
  • Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
    B.S., Athletic Training and Physical Education


Dr. Funkhouser currently teaches courses in Exercise Science, General Studies, Health & Human Performance, and the Core. 

Professional Experience

Previously Funkhouser was the Head Athletic Trainer for the Washington County School System,  an assistant athletic trainer at Emory & Henry College, and at Hampden-Sydney College.

In addition to being a certified and licensed athletic trainer, she holds certifications as a strength & conditioning specialist (CSCS), corrective exercise specialist (CES), and phlebotomy technician (CPT).

Contact Info

PO Box 947
Emory, VA 24327



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