Dawn M. Hankins


Dawn M. Hankins, PhD, ATC, LAT


B.A. Coe College – 1981
M.S. SIU Carbondale – 1983
Ph.D. St. Louis University – 1996


Chair of the School of Health Professions, McKendree University 1997 – Present
Staff Athletic Trainer, Mariner Rehabilitation Services, 1990 – 1997
Clinic Director, St. Louis Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic, 1988 – 1990
Instructor in Health, PE, and Sports Studies & Assistant Athletic Trainer, Ohio Northern University,  1986 – 1988
Asst. Professor in PR, Volleyball Coach & Athletic Trainer – St. Mary of the Plains College 1983-1986
Volunteer Instructor for CPR, First Aid and Aquatics 1983 – Present
Volunteer for Junior Olympics, Prairie State Games, State Games of America

Professional Involvement:

National Athletic Trainers Association
Missouri Athletic Trainers Association
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
Numerous presentations on issues related to athletic training from both an educational perspective as well as a clinical perspective


Service Recognition – Women in Athletic Training National Athletic Trainers Membership  – 2008
Lifesaver Community Award – American Red Cross St. Louis Chapter – 2008
Norman Grandy Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and Service, McKendree University