Professor Wins First-Place Research Award from National Physical Therapy Group

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2012 – Dr. Alexis Wright, assistant professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University, was recently awarded first place in the competition for best platform presentation at the International Federation of Orthopaedics Manipulative Physical Therapy Conference in Quebec City. The award was given by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapy.

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HPU Announces Ford as Biomechanics Laboratory Director

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2012 – Dr. Kevin Ford has been hired as director of the Biomechanics Laboratory and associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Sciences at High Point University. Ford’s responsibilities will include teaching courses within the School of Health Sciences, conducting research, mentoring and providing […]

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HPU Adds Advanced Biomechanics Lab Space to Campus

High Point University is providing an academic boost to the School of Health Sciences by creating advanced biomechanics and human physiology/performance laboratories, which will be temporarily housed in the space formerly occupied by Circuit City at Oak Hollow Mall.

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Professor Wins Medical Award for Research

Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy for the School of Health Sciences at High Point University, was recently awarded the “Nicolas Andry Award” by The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons for a paper he co-authored about ACL injury prevention.

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Professor Attends International Workshop on Evolutionary Dentistry in Durham

Dr. Mark Teaford, professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Sciences, recently attended an international workshop on “evolutionary dentistry” at the Evolutionary Synthesis Center in Durham, North Carolina. The Synthesis Center hosted professors and researchers from across the globe to discuss the evolution of human teeth and jaws and the implications they may have on dentistry and orthodontics.

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