Patrick Hills-Meyer, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Anatomy

Associate Lecturer

prhillsm@wisc.edu

302B SMI
1300 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706-1121

Biography

Patrick is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and a Licensed Athletic Trainer.  Patrick received his Master’s Degree in Athletic Training from Western Michigan University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science/Athletic Training from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Patrick has been an instructor in the Kinesiology department for six years, teaching a variety of classes including Strength and Conditioning, Introduction to Athletic Training, Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training and Organization and Administration in Athletic Training.  Patrick brings a unique clinical skill set to his teaching.  He has practiced as a clinical Athletic Trainer for the last 15 years in a variety of settings including working in outpatient rehabilitation clinics, an extender in a physician clinic, and most recently as a head high school athletic trainer and as the coordinator of sports medicine education for UW Hospitals and Clinics.  Patrick has also been an entrepreneur and business owner of a functional training fitness facility working as both owner and lead program designer.

His unique clinical background and experiences in sports medicine have provided Patrick with a very hands on perspective on functional anatomy and clinical correlations, which he loves to teach to students.

When not working, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife, Gina, and infant son, Colton, as well as his dog Niko.  Patrick loves the outdoors, backpacking, hammock camping, cycling and strength training.  He is also a huge movie fan, enjoying cult/slapstick comedies, epic action/adventure movies and GoT.

Education

BS – UW Madison, Exercise Science, Certificate in Athletic Training 2002

MA – Western Michigan University – Athletic Training 2004