Dr. Matt Hoch joined the University of Kentucky in July 2017 as a faculty member in the Athletic Training program. He is currently the Associate Director for the Sports Medicine Research Institute. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training in 2006 from East Stroudsburg University and his Masters of Science degree in Athletic Training from Ohio University in 2008. In addition, he received his Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky in 2011. His research interests involve mitigating sensorimotor compromise and enhancing patient-centered care following traumatic lower extremity injuries to reduce the long-term consequences of these conditions over the lifespan. Dr. Hoch’s previous work has largely focused on identifying novel therapeutic intervention strategies for patients with chronic ankle instability.