Edgewood High School Sports Medicine Team

Meet the Sports Medicine Team at Edgewood High School.

Joe Downey, MS, AT, NASM-PED

Joe DowneyJoe Downey earned his undergraduate degree in athletic training from Ohio University in 2017. In 2018 he earned a Master of Science in athletic training from California University of Pennsylvania. Joe remembers being injured in high school and receiving compassionate care from his athletic trainer. His personal experience motivated him to further his education and pursue a career in athletic training. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and working on cars and motorcycles. Professionally he is interested in concussions and concussion research.  

Michael J. Griesser, MD - Orthopedic Consultant

Dr. Michael Griesser received his medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in 2006. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Ohio State University in 2011 and an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic in 2012. Dr. Griesser is board certified in orthopedic surgery and he practices with Premier Orthopedics.

Timothy Linker, MD - Medical Director

Timothy Linker, MDDr. Timothy Linker received a degree in biology from Mt. Vernon Nazarene College and his medical degree from the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University. He completed his family practice residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio and went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Linker is the medical director for sports medicine at Atrium Medical Center and owns a sports medicine and family practice in Mason, Ohio.