Ryan D. Wilkinson, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Interim Program Director and Director of Clinical Education AT Program

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Pavilion, Room 368
Phone: (414) 229-5761
Fax: (414) 229-3366




  • EdD, Health Care Education, Nova Southeastern University, 2012
  • M.S., Kinesiology/Athletic Training, Indiana University, 2002
  • B.S., Athletic Training/Exercise Leadership, Concordia University Wisconsin, 2001

Interests & Expertise

Dr. Wilkinson's interests center around athletic training education (classroom and clinical), athletic training educator preparedness, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and professional development. Dr. Wilkinson is married to his wife Kate and they have two daughters, Michaela and Avery.

Current and Previous Activities

  • Dr. Wilkinson was recently the featured guest on the UWM Today radio program, discussing the current concussion act in Wisconsin. A link to the recording is provided below.
  • UWM Service - including numerous committees and task forces
  • President, Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association (WATA)
  • WATA Distinguished Service Award Recipient
  • WATA Vice President
  • WATA Education Committee
  • WATA Awards Committee
  • WATA Annual Meeting Presenter
  • WATA Scholarship Award Recipient
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) Wisconsin State Representative to the Executive Council
  • GLATA Public Relations Contest Award Recipient
  • GLATA Education Committee
  • GLATA Winter Meeting Presenter
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Instructor Educator (CIE)
  • NATA Approved Clinical Instructor (ACI)
  • NATA Athletic Training Education Journal Manuscript Reviewer
  • NATA Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Scholarship Recipient
  • NATA State Association Advisory Committee
  • NATA State Association Group – Caucus III Leader
  • NATA Athletic Training Educators’ Conference Presenter
  • NATA Annual Symposium Presenter
  • Board Of Certification, Inc. (BOC) - Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
  • BOC Home Study Reviewer
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • McGraw-Hill Textbook Reviewer - Principles of Athletic Training
  • State of Wisconsin - Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT)
  • Graston Technique Instructor, Implement Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Certification
  • American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers Instructor
  • American Red Cross CPR/ AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor
  • Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers’ Society (PBATS) Internship - Milwaukee Brewers