Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Sometimes a bucket of nails and a hammer builds a house. Sometimes it builds a home and a symbol of hope. A group of High Point University faculty joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity recently to build a home for a family in the […]

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Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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HPU to Welcome Guests for Family Weekend

High Point University will welcome approximately 2,500 guests on campus during its annual winter Family Weekend. The event, to be held Feb. 1-3, will offer a lecture series, entertainment, festivities, the first official Men’s Lacrosse game and more to HPU students and their families.

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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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