Graduate of the University of Nebraska with a master's degree in exercise physiology; undergraduate degree in sports medicine from St. Cloud State University
Certified in Athletic Training
Ms. Thurston's special interests include hockey injuries, sports medicine, ACL injuries, concussions, fitness consulting and heart-healthy rehab.
Graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Nebraska, 1994-95; staff certified athletic trainer for the St. Cloud State men's ice hockey team, 1995-2000; staff certified athletic trainer at the University of Nebraska Athletic Medicine Department, 2000-02; and medical sales representative, 2002-2008
She enjoys spending time with her family, taking her kids biking, working out and watching college hockey.