Timothy Wilson, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario
Timothy D. Wilson is an associate professor at the The University of Western Ontario (UWO) in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. In the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Wilson is part of a teaching team of gross anatomists who provide anatomical training to allied health sciences students in Kinesiology, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy in addition to the medical and dental students at the school. He is also the founder and director of the CRIPT, the Corps for Research of Instructional and Perceptual Technologies in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University. Wilson is a staunch supporter of educational scholarship and research surrounding new methods of knowledge transfer, learning, and cognition. He has published and presented internationally on the subject and is devoted to ‘de novo’ learning, its metrics, and the impacts on the learner and learner behaviors. Wilson is recognized as a leader and an innovator in pedagogy. He has won both departmental and university level teaching awards and was even cited as one of his provinces’ best lecturers.
Wilson's educational upbringing is a transdisciplinary one. He earned his BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, MSc in exercise physiology and a PhD both from The University of Western Ontario. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh in neuroscience.