Dr. David Wiley, Professor of Health Education at Texas State University (Retired) and owner of Health Advocates, LLC is a lifelong health educator who has focused his professional life on addressing health issues of adolescents.
Dr. Wiley has authored over 35 peer-reviewed articles and has presented over 150 keynote addresses and workshops across the United States on the role of schools in creating healthy children and healthy communities.
The Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD) recognized Dr. Wiley in 1996 as the Outstanding College Health Educator in Texas for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, presented the Distinguished Service Award by the American School Health Association (ASHA) in 1999, and in 2002 was awarded the Martha Licata Service Award by the Texas School Health Association (TSHA). In 2005 he received the John P. McGovern Award from the Texas School Health Association. He was the 2012 recipient of the McGovern Award from the American School Health Association.
Dr. Wiley is the Past-President of TSHA and ASHA and is a former member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of ASHA. He is also a former school board member for the Hays Consolidated I.S.D. in Kyle, Texas. He is married to Rita and they have two grandchildren in Austin, TX.