Faculty & Staff

Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center 

Candice Keene, DPT, ATC

Athletic Trainer/Clinical Instructor in Physical Therapy & Athletic Training

Candice Keene is in her tenth 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. She also is an adjunct professor for UWA’s Athletic Training program. Candice is currently employed by ATI Physical Therapy as Multi-Site Clinic Director in Livingston and Tuscaloosa.  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. She has also worked in a variety of settings including home health, LTAC, and skilled nursing facilities.

Candice lives in Meridian, MS with her husband Russell, who is the District Support Specialist in Safety, Transportation, and Technology for Lauderdale County Schools in Meridian, MS, and their four-year-old twins Reagan and Chloe.  She loves spending time with her family and traveling.  She also has three dogs and 2 cats. Candice and her husband have a large outdoor Christmas light display every year and love visitors. Come check out their Facebook page, The Vimville Light Show.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am-11:00 am (August-mid May)

Walk-Ins Welcome | Appointments Appreciated

1 College Drive, UWA Station 14,

Livingston Alabama 35470

(205) 652-3714

Fax: (205) 652-3799