DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE 2006
GREENE MEMORIAL LECTURE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
Speaker: Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT
“The Evolution in the Treatment of ACL Injuries:
What's New in Rehabilitation”
Friday March 31, 2006
Allied Health Sciences Building Room 224
Dr. Kevin Wilk has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for more than 20 years. Kevin is currently in private practice in Birmingham, AL. He is the co-founder, and clinical director of Champion Sports Medicine. In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitative Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Kevin is also the Rehabilitation Consultant for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ Baseball Team. Previously, Kevin was the National Director of Research & Clinical Education for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Corporation for 16 years. Kevin received his physical therapy degree from Northwestern University Medical School and his DPT from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of HealthCare Professions.
Dr. Wilk has published over 110 journal articles, over 60 book chapters and has lectured at over 320 professional and scientific meetings. Kevin is on the review boards of 6 journals. In 2004, Kevin received the prestigious Ron Peyton Award for career achievement from the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA. He has edited 4 textbooks, The Athletes’ Shoulder, Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete (2nd Ed), Injuries in Baseball, and The Orthopaedic Toolbox (2nd Ed). Kevin served as Vice-President, Education Program Chairman and Editor of the Home Study Course for the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA for 7 years and has served on numerous committees for the APTA. Kevin was the first non-physician named to a committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Kevin is a clinician, researcher, and educator and is considered to be one of the leading experts in physical therapy in the area of care of shoulder, knee, and elbow joint injuries.