Dawn Hankins, Ph.D.

Photo of Dawn Hankins, Ph.D.Chair of the School of Health Professions

Professor of Athletic Training

Office: Bearcat Hall 102

Phone: (618) 537-6917

Twitter: @McKendreeAT


Ph.D., Saint Louis University

M.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

B.A., Coe College

Professional Honors

Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association Sports Medicine Hall of Fame Recipient

Women in Athletic Training National Athletic Trainers' Membership Service Recognition

Norman Grandy Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and Service, McKendree University

Lifesaver Community Award, American Red Cross

Personal Certifications

BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainers Association

Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Missouri

Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Illinois

American Red Cross CPR/PR/AED Instructor and Instructor Trainer

American Red Cross First Aid Instructor and Instructor Trainer

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Instructor Trainer

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Instructor and Instructor Trainer

American Red Cross Aquatic Examiner

Publications & Presentations

Numerous presentations on issues related to athletic training from both an educational perspective as well as a clinical perspective.

Publications involve treatment of various injuries and conditions.

Professional Committee Posts

Manuscript/Textbook Reviewer: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Reviewer for Special Topics Presentations for NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium

Site Visitor, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Health and Safety Instructor Trainer Committee, American Red Cross, St. Louis Chapter.

Research Interests

Student learning styles for didactic and clinical education in athletic training curriculum programs specifically related to the subject areas of: immediate care, evaluation and diagnosis, emergency care and rehabilitation.

Teaching Interests

Aquatics, Therapeutic Modalities and Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology.