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William J. (Jody) Wilkinson M.D. M.S.

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Therapy Program


1994 Doctor of Medicine: Medicine - University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

1988 Master of Science: Exercise Physiology, Minor in Nutrition and Human Performance - University of North Texas, Denton, TX

1984 Bachelor of Science – General Studies, Concentrations in Marketing, Journalism, and English - West Texas State University, Canyon, TX


  • Texas Medical License - Texas State Board of Medical Examiners


  • Corporate and community health promotion
  • Behavioral intervention for lifestyle change
  • Obesity and weight management


Chambliss HO, Huber RC, Finley CE, McDoniel S, Kitzman-Ulrich H, Wilkinson WJ. (Submitted June 6, 2009). The Effectiveness of Computerized Self-Monitoring and E-Mail Feedback for Weight Loss with and without an Enhanced Behavioral Component. American Journal or Health Promotion.

Morris GS, Brueilly KE, Paddison NV, Wilkinson WJ. (2007). Oncologic Emergencies. Acute Care Perspectives. 16(4): 1, 3-7.

Wilkinson WJ. How Much Physical Activity is Enough for My Patients? (2008). Panhandle Health. 18(4): 30-34.

Church TS, Willis MS, Priest EL, Lamonte MJ, Earnest CP, Wilkinson WJ, Wilson DA, Giroir BP. Obesity, macrophage migration inhibitory factor, and weight loss. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 29:675-681, 2005.

Wilkinson WJ, Hyman A, Rosenberg JA. (2004). The Obesity Epidemic: A Call to Action. Dallas Medical Journal. 90(12): 469-47.

Wilkinson WJ. Physical Activity Management, in Kushner R. Roadmaps for Clinical Practice: Case Studies in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion – Assessment and Management of Obesity: A Primer for Physicians. Chicago, Illinois: American Medical Association; 2004.

Wilkinson WJ and Blair SN. Exercise, Obesity and Health Outcomes. In Handbook of Obesity. Ed. Bray GA and Bouchard C. Marcel Dekker, New York; 2004: 983-1004.

Wilkinson WJ, Blair SN. Exercise, in Eckel RH, ed: Obesity Mechanisms and Clinical Management. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003:476-502.

Wilkinson WJ. (2002). Physical activity in the management of CVD rish in diabetes.  On the Cutting Edge: Diabetes Care and Education. 23:31-32.

Wilkinson WJ. Health 4 Life. Regal Books, Ventura, CA, 2002.

Church TS, Kampert JB, Wilkinson WJ, Dunn AL, Blair SN. Evaluating the reproducibility and validity of the Aerobic Adaptation Test. Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1770-1773, 2001.

Wilson S and Wilkinson WJ. (2002). Eating Healthy, Living Right. Regal Books, Ventura, CA.

Wilkinson WJ, Kampert JB, Blair SN, Baumgartner N, Constable SH. (2000). Physical Fitness and Health: A Comparative Review of the USAF Fitness Program. Force Enhancement Department. USAF School of Aerospace Medicine.

Lee I, Rippe JM, Wilkinson WJ. (1995). How Much Exercise is Enough? Patient Care. 29: 118-135.

Gordon NF, Scott CB, Wilkinson WJ. (1995). Exercise and Mild Hypertension: Recommendations for Adults. Sports Medicine. 10:390.

Gibbons LW, Wilkinson WJ. (1989). Diet, Exercise and Coronary Heart Disease. Study Kit 10, American Dietetic Association.