Doctorate, Educational Leadership
University of California Davis
M.S., Speech/language Pathology
San Francisco State University
B.A., Communicative Disorders
San Francisco State University
Board Member, North Coast Concussion Management
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Chair, AHEAD Research Review Panel
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability (JPED)
Student-athlete Concussion Discussion Group:
Meetings incorporate the mindset of the student-athlete, concussion education and a team approach to promote successful return to play and the classroom following concussion.
DRD 700 Learning Strategies (Concussion education for student-athletes and club sports)
DRD 312 Coping Strategies for Students with Acquired Brain Injuries
DRD 360.3 College Success: Reading Methods, Concentration and Memory
Chinn, NR and Porter, P. (2016). Concussion reporting behaviours of community college student-athletes and limits of transferring concussion knowledge during the stress of competition. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2016;2:e000118. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000118
Chinn, NR and Porter, P. (2013). Concussion management in community college athletics: Revealing and understanding the gap between knowledge and practice, Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 37:6, 409-423.
Chinn, NR. (2010). Concussion assessment in California Community College football: Athletic trainers' strides toward a safer return to play, ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis. 1-173.
Chinn, NR. (2009). Acquired brain injury club at a community college: Opportunities for support, involvement and leadership. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 21, 175-178.
Chinn, NR, (2018) Contextual procedure-based concussion education and community college student-athlete reporting of concussion, American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Chinn, NR (2017) Return to the classroom following concussion. Concussion Symposium, Buck Institute Novato, California.
Chinn, NR (2016). Concussion reporting behaviours of community college student-athletes and limits of transferring concussion knowledge during the stress of competition, American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Conference, Denver, Colorado.
Chinn, NR and Ohkubo, M. (2014). Disability Resources and Sports Medicine: A Collaborative Model for Best Practices in Concussion Management in Community College Athletics, NASPA National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
Chinn, NR and Ohkubo, M. (2013). Breaking down the silos: An interdisciplinary approach to enhancing the learning, health and civic engagement of college student-athletes. International Conference on Sport and Society, Chicago USA.
Chinn, NR and Ohkubo M. (2012). A collaborative approach to concussion management in community college athletics, International Conference on Sport and Society, Cambridge University, United Kingdom.
Chinn, NR and Ohkubo, M. (2011). Concussion management in California Community College athletics: A model for best practices. Far West Athletic Trainers Association (FWATA) Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Chinn, NR and Ohkubo, M. (2011) Disability Resources and Sports Medicine collaborate in concussion management of community college student-athletes. California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability, Riverside, California.
Chinn, NR (2010). Management of concussion in Community College Athletics. North American Brain Injury Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Chinn, NR (2008). Acquired brain injury club at a community college: Opportunities for support, involvement and leadership. World Congress on Brain Injury, Lisbon, Portugal.
SRJC Academic Senate Sabbatical Project Award, 2016
NASPA Excellence Award Grand Silver Medal for Santa Rosa Junior College's Concussion Management Program, Chinn and Ohkubo. 2014
NASPA Excellence Award, Gold in the category of Athletics for Santa Rosa Junior College's Concussion Management Program, Chinn and Ohkubo, 2014.
Channing Brigges Research Grant, NASPA 2013.
American Association of Colleges and Universities, Bringing Theory to Practice Grant, Chinn and Ohkubo, 2012.
Santa Rosa Junior College/Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Award, Chinn and Ohkubo, 2011.
Regina Stanbeck-Stroud Diversity Award, SRJC Nominee, 2005.