Christopher D. Brown, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, CSCS, PES, OPE-C

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

  • Ph.D. Athletic Training, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions; Provo, UT (2013)
  • M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology, The George Washington University, Washington DC (2006)
  • B.S. Athletic Training Wingate University, Wingate NC (2004)

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Contact Info

FLG 124
P.O. Box 118205
Gainesville, FL 32611-8205
(352) 294-1070 |


Dr. Brown is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator of the CAATE Undergraduate Athletic Training Program in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA), and Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida (ATAF). Dr. Brown was named the SEATA Educator/Administrator of the Year in 2022. Within ATAF, Dr. Brown earned the ATAF President’s Award in 2018 and was named the Educator of the Year in 2022. Dr. Brown helped create the Doctor of Athletic Training program, a post-professional, advanced practice clinical degree for credentialed Athletic Trainers. He serves as the Clinical Education Coordinator of the DAT program and oversees the sub-specialization in Sport Performance. He has expertise in performance enhancement, therapeutic modalities, and athletic training educational methodology.


  • APK 3163 Sports Nutrition
  • ATR 2010 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • ATR 4302 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training
  • ATR 4314 Rehabilitation Techniques in Athletic Training
  • ATR 4315 Functional Sport and Conditioning
  • ATR 4812 Athletic Training Clinical Experience I
  • ATR 4822 Athletic Training Clinical Experience II
  • ATR 4842 Athletic Training Clinical Experience IV
  • ATR 7309 Evidence Based Therapeutic Intervention
  • ATR 7318 Sport Performance and Intervention
  • ATR 7438 Clinical Techniques and Pharmacology for ATs I
  • ATR 7628 Clinical Research in Athletic Training I