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Ms. Candace S. Lacayo
PhD, George Mason University
Associate Professor
Director, Office of Inclusive Excellence
Athletic Training Education Program

Contact Information

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Phone: (703) 993-4389
Fax: (703) 993-2025
Email: cparham (

George Mason University
Science and Technology Campus
Katherine G. Johnson Hall 208C
10890 George Mason Circle
MS 4E5
Manassas, VA 20110


Candace S. Parham is a Certified Athletic Trainer and an Instructor of Athletic Training in the School of Recreation, Health and Tourism. Additionally, she assists with supervision of student clinical experiences. She earned her B.S. in Physical Education with a Concentration in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA; and her M.S. in Exercise, Fitness, and Health Promotion from George Mason University. She has worked with athletes of all ages and skill levels. In 2004, she was an Athletic Training intern for the Washington Mystics. She co-conducted a study on preparticipation physical examination requirements for secondary school athletes and presented the findings at the 2006 National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting and Symposia. Ms. Parham is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Research Interests
  • Preparticipation Physical Examination Requirements for Secondary School Athletes
Other Courses Taught