Faculty Bios

Reid Fisher



Reid Fisher


Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainers Association
Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Texas


Nursing Building Office #228


Office phone: (210) 283-6446

  • Educational Degrees
    Doctorate of Education in Learning and Leadership
    University of Tennessee – Chattanooga 2013
    MS in Human and Health Performance
    University of Tennessee – Chattanooga 2004
    BS in Kinesiology with emphasis in Athletic Training
    Southwestern University 2001
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History
    My principle foci have been supporting student achievement and musculoskeletal anatomy.
    UIW 2012 – Present
    Assistant Professor
    National boards examination preparation
    Functional Anatomy
    A bunch of other stuff in that time
    St. Andrew-Sewanee School 2006-2012
    Middle School Adventure Education
    Northeastern University 2005-2006
    Cadaver anatomy lab coordinator as adjunct
    Eastern Nazarene College 2004-2006
    Exercise Physiology
    Introduction to Sports Medicine
  • Research Interests
    Running gait and its influence on injury mitigation
    Knee and ankle anatomy influence on chronic injury development
    Financial impacts of athletic training in patient care
    Athletic training integration with US Air Force
    Community impacts on school-age student development
  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Waldhelm A, Fisher RA. Lower extremity muscle activation during over ground verses treadmill running.MOJ Yoga & Physical Therapy. 2016; 1 (1): 00003. DOI 10.15406/mojypt.2016.01.00003.

  • Professional Memberships


    National Athletic Trainers Association

    Southwest Athletic Trainers Association

    Alamo Area Athletic Trainers Association

  • Awards and Accomplishments

    Congressionally-directed medical research program grant recipient for $980,000

    Athletic Trainer integration in US Air Force basic training

    Provost Teaching Award for new faculty – University of the Incarnate Word