Fall 2022

Section 1588 of DRD700
Learning Strategies -- : Aug 11 - Dec 04 2022
This section is for student athletes and students participating in club sports.

Section 1752 of DRD700
Learning Strategies -- : Aug 16 - Dec 06 2022
College hour for student-veterans addressing best practices for time management, self-care, and communication with instructors.

Summer 2022

Section 8222 of DRD700
Learning Strategies -- : Jul 27 - Aug 10 2022
The above section is for student athletes and students participating in club sports.

Spring 2022

Section 5404 of DRD700
Learning Strategies -- : Jan 10 - Mar 20 2022
The above section is for student athletes and students participating in club sports.

Section 5993 of DRD700
Learning Strategies -- : Mar 28 - May 22 2022
The above section is for student athletes and students participating in club sports.

No office hours

Doctorate, Educational Leadership
University of California Davis

M.S., Speech/language Pathology
San Francisco State University

B.A., Communicative Disorders
San Francisco State University

Professional Involvement and Community Service

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.

Classes Taught

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

Presentations and Publications

Publications:

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.

Presentations:

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.

Honors and Awards

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.