Tim McGuine, PhD

Tim graduated from UW-La Crosse in 1982 with a BS degree and completed his MS in 1984 and PhD in 2005 at the UW-Madison. He spent over 30 years providing medical care to the high school athletes across Wisconsin and previously served as a member of the WATA Board of Directors and Chair of the WATA Research Committee.

Dr. McGuine is most recognized for his research to better understand the risk factors, prevention techniques and outcomes for injuries sustained by adolescent athletes. He has conducted many “first of their kind” studies that utilized high schools across the Midwest as his “research labs” and their athletic trainers as his “research assistants.” This unique line of research has won multiple awards while the results have been utilized by sports medicine providers and cites by sports medicine researchers across the globe. As a result of his scholarship, he frequently lectures at sport medicine symposia on the topic of sports injury prevention. In addition, h reviews manuscripts for multiple sports medicine journals, is an editorial board member of the Journal of Athletic Training, and an associate editor for the International Journal of Athletic Training and Therapy. He also serves on the Sports Medicine Advisory Committees for both the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association and the National Federation of High Schools.

Dr. McGuine is a Distinguished Scientist in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He and his wife Jane, have three children, Eileen, Austin and Molly.

Inducted April 13th, 2018.