St. Luke’s University Health Network is excited about the continued partnership with the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. St. Luke’s has assembled a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals that work with athletic programs and athletes across the commonwealth and NJ, to set a new standard for comprehensive training and sports medicine services.
St. Luke’s is excited to announce the Preforming Arts Medicine Institute (PAMI). Providers involved with PAMI have been educated on the demands of the arts on the body, communication, and arts specific activities that have an impact on the artists health and wellbeing. PAMI was born out of the need of Charter Arts students needing specialized care to be successful in their art and to increase their ability to access care. PAMI includes Sports Medicine primary Care Physicians, Orthopedic Physicians, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Audiologist, Sports Nutrition, Behavioral Health, and Sports Performance.
St. Luke’s has partnered with Charter Arts to provide athletic training services to the school. Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The Charter Arts Athletic Trainer is available provide Fast track services to the above-mentioned PAMI health care professionals within the St. Luke’s Health Care network.
Meet your Athletic Trainer
Emily Hornyak DAT, LAT, ATC
Emily (Doctor Emily) is an athletic trainer through the St. Luke’s University Health Network. She completed her Doctorate in Athletic Training at Moravian University in 2021, her Masters of Science in Advance Clinical Practice Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University in 2017, and her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training and Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University in 2015. She specializes in Performing Arts Medicine and has been the Athletic Trainer at Charter Arts since 2016. She is the main developer of the education, coordination of services, and initiator of the PAMI program for St. Lukes. She is an artist at heart and in practice as she writes, paints, dances, and much more in her personal time.
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