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Giselle Aerni, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Academic Office Location:
Family Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Muhlenberg CollegeBiology
M.D.University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyUPMC St. MargaretFamily Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of ConnecticutSports Medicine

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Selected as Showcase Speaker for 2016 Annual MeetingAmerican Medical Society for Sports Medicine
UConn Family Medicine Residency Teaching AwardUConn Family Medicine Residents
Recognized for assisting in the development of the passing standard for the 2013 Sports Medicine CAQ ExaminationAmerican Board of Family Medicine
UConn Family Medicine Residency Teaching AwardUConn Family Medicine Residents
Exceptional Resident TeacherUPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Exceptional Resident TeacherUPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Magna Cum LaudeMuhlenberg College
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Journal of Sports MedicineProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational2016
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine: Faculty Development SubcommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2014
New England Chapter of the American College of Sports MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationProgram Chair for Clinical TrackExternalRegional2014
Sports HealthProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational2014
Journal of Athletic TrainingProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational2014
UConn Wellness and Performance CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairUConn-StorrsUniversity2013
UConn Wellness and Performance Committee: Research SubcommitteeResearch CommitteeChairUConn-StorrsUniversity20132014
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine: Publications CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
American College of Sports MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2011
New England Chapter of the American College of Sports MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2011
UConn Female Athlete Body ProjectEducation CommitteeLeaderUConn-StorrsUniversity20112014
Connecticut Academy of Family PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2011
American Medical Society for Sports MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2010
American Academy of Family PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2008

Journal Articles

  • Examining the impact of a dorsal calcaneocuboid sprain on cuboid syndrome and exploring individual treatment: A case review
    Dann C, Mazerolle S, Aerni G, Hubbard J, and Miller R. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care 2015 Mar;
  • Eating disorders in female athletes: use of screening tools.
    Knapp, Jessica; Aerni, Giselle; Anderson, Jeffrey Current sports medicine reports 2014 Jul;13(4):214-8
  • Basketball injuries: caring for a basketball team.
    Trojian, Thomas H; Cracco, Andreya; Hall, Matthew; Mascaro, Melissa; Aerni, Giselle; Ragle, Rosemary Current sports medicine reports 2013 Sep;12(5):321-8
  • Blunt Visual Trauma
    Aerni, GA Clin Sports Med 2013 Apr;
  • Accelerometers in Concussion Research: What are they, and how are they being used?
    Aerni GA, Trojian TH. SportsMed 2011 Jan;

Book Chapters

  • Posterior Tibialis Tendinopathy.
    Aemi, G.A., Viola, T.A., Petrocelli, D. Comprehensive Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 Jan;

Abstracts

  • The effect of a peer-led intervention, the Female Athlete Body Project (FABP, on collegiate division I female student-athletes, as evaluated by the Female Athlete Screening Tool (FAST).
    Aerni GA, Knapp J, Colletto M, Anderson J, and Trojian T Clin J Sports Med 2014 Mar;
  • The Female Athlete Screening Tool (FAST) to assess eating disordered pathology in female student-athletes.
    Aerni GA, Knapp J, Colletto M, Anderson J, and Trojian T Clin J Sports Med 2014 Mar;
  • Shoulder injury - tennis
    Aerni GA and Joyce M Med Sci Sport Exerc 2012 May;
  • The Effect of Lace-Up Ankle Bracing on Knee Biomechanics During a Jump Landing. Abstract accepted for podium presentation at American Medical Society of Sports Medicine annual conference April
    Aerni GA, Trojian TH, Padua DA, DiStefano LJ. Clin J Sport Med 2012 Jan;

Book Sections

  • Chapter 2: Medical Considerations and Risk Management: Ophthalmologic Conditions
    Aerni G and Howard R The Sports Medicine Field Manual 2015 Jun;416-430
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Clinical uses for heart rate variabilityTalkNew England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine2015
Case session moderatorPanel DiscussionAmerican College of Sports Medicine2015
The effect of a peer-led intervention, the Female Athlete Body Project (FABP), on collegiate division I female student-athletes, as evaluated by the Female Athlete Screening Tool (FAST).TalkAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine2014
The Female Athlete Screening Tool (FAST) to assess eating disordered pathology in female student-athletes.TalkAmerican Society of Sports Medicine2014
Forearm pain in a field hockey athletePosterAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine2014
Barefoot runningTalkNew England chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine2014
Advanced ultrasound in tendinopathyTalkChina Delegation of the Dept of Gen Admin of Sports for China2014
Achilles tendinopathy: US-guided undersurface scrapingTalkAmerican Society of Sports Medicine2013
Musculoskeletal imaging: A review in picturesPlenary LectureUConn Sports Medicine2013
Office injections for the primary care physicianTalkConnecticut Academy of Family Practice2013
Hip pain in the athlete, a differential diagnosisTalkConnecticut Athletic Trainers Association2013
Anterior throat traumaTalkCentral Connecticut State University's annual sports medicine symposium2013
The effect of lace-up ankle bracing on knee biomechanics during a jump landingTalkAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine - Annual Conference2012
Sudden onset shoulder pain in a tennis playerTalkAmerican College of Sports Medicine2012
Olfactory symptoms in an athletePosterAmerican Medical Society of Sports Medicine2012
Anterior Thigh PainTalkNew England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine2011