Michael Douglas, DAT, LAT, ATC

Morehouse College

professional and continuing studies faculty
  • Assistant Professor NTT
Dr. Michael Douglas, LAT, ATC, ITAT is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Education at Morehouse College and a teaching associate in graduate education in Public Health at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Dr. Douglas’s research and interests include the Fibular Head Repositioning Technique and Mulligan Concept Mobilizations with Movement (MWM), pain reduction in patients with chronic ankle instability (CAI), and athletic training as an access point to health care.

Douglas joined the faculty after having a career in professional sports as an athletic trainer. Most recently, Douglas served the Atlanta Dream as director of sports medicine and head athletic trainer. Prior to that, he spent four seasons with the Golden State Warriors (NBA) organization. Prior to his stint in Golden State, he worked with the NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G League) as they expanded across the country.

Douglas began his career as an intern with the Buffalo Bills of the NFL.

Douglas holds a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Morehouse College, a master’s degree in sports injury management from Life University, and a Doctor of Athletic Training from Temple University College of Public Health. Douglas is married and has three children ages 21 (Spelman), 19 (Howard U), and 14 (Virtual Academy). Douglas is a business owner ( ) and also a proud veteran officer of the United States Navy.



Office Location

(478) 639-0251

Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.



The Athletic Trainer and Clinical Efficiency and Revenue in the Physician Practice: A Critically Appraised Topic

by Douglas, M.T. and Mansell J.
2019, Temple University College of Public Health Department of Kinesiology

Best Practice Ankle Instability (Paper)

by Douglas, M.T.
2017, Temple University Department of Kinesiology

Best Practice (Hip pain and Instability)

by Douglas M.T.
2017, Temple University College of Public Health Department of Kinesiology 


  • Omega Psi Phi Phi Kappa Kappa Chapter
  • Phi Epsilon Kappa Eta Pi Chapter, Faculty Advisor 



  • City of Memphis Community Service Award (2003)
  • All Army Men’s Basketball Athletic Trainer Silver Medal (2010)
  • All Army Men’s Soccer Athletic Trainer Gold Medal (2010)
  • Outstanding Young Man of America Award (1998 – 1999)
  • Morehouse College Athletic Department Appreciation Award Recipient (1997)
  • Laureus Foundation Community Service Award 2017