Curriculum Vitae and Work and Sports History
Business Mailing Address – P.O. Box 910725, Lexington Kentucky, 40591

In home visit, Mike Minix 1960 committing, ‘signing’ with football Coach Blanton Collier and University of Kentucky

Dawahares Kentucky High School Athletic Association Football Hall of Fame |

1960-1961 Senior Season High School All America Game. Named Offensive MVP. 6’1″ 188 lbs, RB, 4.4 40 yards in gym shorts.

1960 High School All-America Team

High School Senior Letter Sweater; 20 Letters in 4 Sports

Board Certified Ophthalmologist performing Argon Laser Photocoagulation for Diabetic Retinopathy ~1985

•Graduate, Paintsville High School, Kentucky, Spring 1961
•Attended the University of Kentucky 1961-1964, 1st attended on UK Football Grant-In-Aid College, then in College of Arts and Sciences, and began major in chemistry on 4 year tract
•Admiission to the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1964, after 3 years undergraduate study, prior to undergraduate chemistry degree completion, after ‘pulled out’ from Coach Charlie Bradshaw Football Tragedy
•Ophthalmology Externship Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fl 1967; E. Norton MD, Chairman Ophthalmology 1958-1991
•Graduate University of Kentucky College of Medicine 1968
•Graduate Rotating General Practice Internship, Memorial Hospital, Savannah, GA, 1969
•Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 1973
•Clinical Ultrasonography training, instructor, Dr. Richard Dallow, MD, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons 1974
•Graduate Ophthalmology Residency, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1974
•C.A.R.E. (Child Abuse Recognition Education, sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, PCAK, and Department of Pediatric Forensic Pathology, University of Louisville, Kentucky Medical Association) certified to teach other physicians and their office staff in their office about the recognition of Child Abuse

Medical Practice:
•General Practice in Medicine, Prestonsburg, KY, 1969-1971
•Emergency Room Medicine – Prestonsburg General Hospital and Highlands Regional Medical Center 1969-1974
•Ophthalmology practice – Ashland, Paintsville, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 1974-1998
•Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology 1977
•U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corp, 810 Hospital Unit, 1972-1978
•Ophthalmology, Commission for Handicapped Children Ashland, Kentucky

•Founding Member of the University of Kentucky Eye foundation, Inc.
Members: James W. Holsinger, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.Chancellor of the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Medical Center.; Emery A. Wilson, M.D.Dean, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky; Richard P. Mills, M.D., M.P.H, Chairman Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kentucky; William N. Offutt, M.D.; Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D.; and John W. Collins,M.D. incorporators of a non-profit corporation under the provisions of Chapter 273 of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Past Medical Volunteer And Instructor:
•Mudd Creek Clinic, now The Eula Hall Health Center, Mudd Creek, Floyd County, Kentucky
•Nathaniel Methodist Mission, Lexington Kentucky
•Volunteer for Pre-participation Sports Participation Physicals Exams Paintsville, Ashland, Lexington, KY
•Volunteer Ophthalmology faculty Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine University of Kentucky
•Volunteer Ophthalmologist, Veterans Hospital Clinic, Huntington, WVA
•Lecturer, Neuroanatomy of the Visual System, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
•Lecturer, Anatomy and Physiology, Lexington (KY) Community College

Retired From Active Membership to Retired Membership:
•Kentucky Medical Association
•American Medical Association
•Pan American Association of Ophthalmology
•American Academy of Ophthalmology
•Kentucky Eye Physicians and Surgeons
•F.I.C.S., Fellow International College of Surgeons
•Class Representative, Board of Directors University of Kentucky Medical Alumni Association

Current Member or Participation:
•Fellow University of Kentucky
•Lifetime University of Kentucky Alumni Association
•CAPPAA, Child and Adult Physical, Psychological and Sexual Athlete Abuse Recognition Education
•Prevent Child Athlete Abuse America
•Prevent Child Athlete Abuse Kentucky
•Member of the Brunel International Research Network for Athlete Welfare (BIRNAW) since Nov 19, 2010. BIRNAW was formed by a group of international researchers, who were working together to promote athlete welfare through research and consultancy. Brunel University located in East London, United Kingdom, provided members research articles and updates, periodically that concerned international Child Athlete Welfare

Current Research:
•Prevent Athlete Injury
•Youth Sports Safety Act
•Child and Adult Physical and Psychological (Emotional) Athlete Endangerment that Results in Serious Athlete Injury and Abuse and Athlete Sexual Abuse
•University of Kentucky Football Abuse Study
•Child Abuse
•Exercise to Exhaustion
•Immune Response During and After Exercise to Exhaustion
•Exercising to Exhaustion in Heated Ozone is a Formula For the Death of an Athlete by Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D. Founder, CAPPAA Childhood and Adult Physical & Psychological Athlete Abuse, The Sport Digest – ISSN: 1558-6448 United States Sports Academy, America’s Sports University®]
•Presentation: The Forensic Definition of “Child Athlete Abuse Syndrome, A New Disease”April 29, 2011, Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D., at the Athlete Abuse Summit, Omni Parker House, Boston, MA. This was the first public conference report of the definition.
•Journal of Sports Medicine & Doping Studies, Child athlete abuse syndrome; a new disease- Forensic definition, International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness, March 23-25, 2015 Chicago, USA, Micheal B Minix, Sr., M.D. Posters-Accepted Abstracts: J Sports Med Doping Stud
•A Longitudinal and Retrospective Study of The Impact of Coaching Behaviors on the 1961-1962 University of Kentucky Football Wildcats”, Kay Collier McLaughlin, Ph.D., Micheal B. Minix Sr. M.D., Twila Minix, R.N., Jim Overman, Scott Brogdon.

Past Research:

• Dislocation of Lens Diagnosis by Ultrasonography, Minix, M.B., Wirtschafter, J.D. and Cantor, H.E., Journal of the American Medical Association, J.A.M.A., 207:1354-1355, 1969.
• Persistent Primitive Trigeminal Artery and Ipsilateral Acquired Blepharoptosis Phillip A. Tibbs, MD; John W. Walsh, MD; Michael B. Minix, MD, Archives of Neurology, Arch Neurol. 1981;38(5):323-324.

Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D. conducted hands on laboratory investigations during his summer employment during undergraduate and medical school College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, under mentors Jerry C. Rosenberg,M.D., Benjamin F. Rush, M.D., Lester Bryant, M.D., Frank C. Spencer M.D. and Ben Eiseman, M.D. that supported the following publications:

• Blood lactic Acid levels in irreversible hemorrhagic and lethal endotoxin shock, Rosenberg JC, Rush BF, Surg Gynecol Obstet 1968 June; 126 (6): 1247-50
• An enzymatic-spectrophotometric determination of pyruvic and lactic acid in blood. Methodologic aspects., Rosenberg JC, Rush BF., Clin Chem. 1966 May;12(5):299-307.
• Lethal Endotoxin Shock: Oxygen Deficit, Lactic Acid Levels …JAMA by JC Rosenberg – ‎1966 – ‎Cited by – ‎ Rush, B.F.; Rosenberg, J.C.; and Spencer, F.C.: Changes in Oxygen Consumption in Shock: Correlation With Other Known Parameters , J Surg Res 5:252-255

•National Cheer Safety Foundation


  • As an advocate, Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.d. testified gratis, as requested by Rep Joni Jenkins, Louisville, before the KY House Education Committee for House Bill 383, which passed and became KY state law. The new law Directed the Kentucky Board of Education to require high school coaches to complete a sports safety course, receive training in the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and many other Athlete Safety 1st measures.
  • Deposed gratis in Wrongful Death, Child Endangerment Criminal Suit of 15 year old football athlete, which was settled out of court.
  • Micheal B. Minix, Sr., M.D. is not soliciting business as a medical witness or business providing expert medical testimony or consultation for Civil Suits or any other non-mandatory testimony.

Athletic History:
•Honorable mention Courier Journal All State Football 1958
•3rd team Courier Journal All State Football 1959
•1st team Courier Journal All State Football 1960
•Record 20 high school letters in Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track at Paintsville High School
•Leading Scorer in the nation 618 points and 103 touchdowns at end of high school career 1960
•High School All American Football Team 1960
•All American Football Classic game Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1961, South vs North U.S.
•Most Valuable player, Frank Lehey Award Offense MVP, All American Football Classic, 1961 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
•Declined Professional baseball contracts June 1961 for College Football. Professional Baseball Draft began 2 years later,1963. Prior to 1963 contracts and bonuses were negotiated. Athletes were not drafted.
•Football Grant in Aid (Scholarship) University of Kentucky 1961 under Head Coach Blanton Collier
•Pulled Out from Athlete Cruelty and Abusive Football Program under Head Coach Charlie Bradshaw University of Kentucky 1962 who was later penalized by NCAA. Bradshaw preferred concentration on football, not pre-Medicine, he considered a football deistraction and therefore ultamatumized.
•Paintsville High School Sports Hall of Fame
•In 1985 mbmsrmd, for his sports accomplishments, and his grandfather, Charles Wesley Wheeler for his “dynamic wholesale business” successes, founder of Sandy Valley Grocery, Inc. and Paintsville High SChool Coach Walter Brugh together with three others were inducted into the Johnson County Kentucky Sesquicentennial Hall of Fame, 150 year anniversary of Johnson County, Kentucky founding.
•Dawahare’s Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame

Past Coaching and Athletic Administrative Experience:
•Coach and Manager Paintsville Little League Baseball
•Coach Ashland Little League Baseball
•Head Coach Junior Football League Ashland
•Head Coach Paintsville Middle School Football
•Head Coach Hager Middle School Basketball Ashland
•Manager Ashland Babe Ruth League
•Manager Paintsville Babe Ruth League

•Manager Lexington Babe Ruth League
•President, Johnson County Babe Ruth League
•Board of Directors, Paintsville Yankees Baseball Minor League Team, Class A minor league team owned by New York Yankees
•Team Physician, Paintsville High School Football and Basketball