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Candice Keene, DPT, ATC
Athletic Trainer/Clinical Instructor in Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Candice KeeneCandice Keene is in her ninth year on The University of West Alabama Athletic Training and Sports Medicine staff.  Candice serves as a Clinical Instructor in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training with the UWA Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center.  Candice is currently employed by ATI Physical Therapy as Clinic Director in Livingston.  In addition to her role as a Clinical Instructor, Candice is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients from Livingston and the surrounding areas that require physical therapy services.  In 2016, she was elected President of the UWA National Alumni Association after serving two years as Vice-President.

Candice received her B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of West Alabama in 2005.  While a student at UWA, Candice worked with football, cheerleading, basketball, volleyball, softball and baseball.  She was fortunate to be a part of the 2005 GSC baseball championship team.  Upon graduation from UWA, Candice received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007 from the University of St. Augustine.  After finishing her Doctorate she worked for Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS.

Candice lives in Meridian, MS with her husband Russell, who is Principal at Southeast Lauderdale High School, and their two-year-old twins Reagan and Chloe.  She loves spending time with her family and traveling.  She also has four dogs and a cat. Candice and her husband have a large outdoor Christmas light display every year and love visitors. Come check out our Facebook page, Vimville Light Show.

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Dr. R. T. Floyd, Director
UWA Station 14
Livingston, AL  35470
205.652.3799 (fax)