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Gregory E. Hicks

Gregory E. Hicks

Chair and Associate Professor
Director of Advancing Diversity in Physical Therapy (ADaPT)
Physical Therapy Department
313 McKinly Lab
302-831-2690
ghicks@udel.edu

 

 

 


Research Interests

Interventions for low back pain, rehabilitation strategies focused on trunk muscle function, and understanding factors that impact body composition and physical function in older adults

Education

  • 2004 National Institutes of Health Longitudinal Studies Section – Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Epidemiology of Aging
  • 2002 University of Pittsburgh – PhD: Rehabilitation Science
  • 1995 University of Delaware – MPT: Physical Therapy
  • 1993 University of Delaware – BA: English (Business/Technical Wriiting)
  • 1992 University of Delaware – BA: Biological Sciences

Honors/Awards

  • Honorary Membership, Israeli Physical Therapy Society, 2007
  • First Place: Junior Faculty: Bio-Medical/Basic Science Category: University of Maryland Aging Research and Women's Health Research Poster Day: "Low 25 (OH) D concentrations are associated with significant pain in older women, but not men: Findings for the InCHIANTI study," 2006
  • Clinical Medicine Research Award, Gerontological Society of America. Paper: "Trunk Muscle Composition as a Predictor of Physical Function in the Health ABC Study: The Moderating Role of Back Pain," 2004
  • Intramural Research Training Award, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, National Institute on Aging--National Institutes of Health , 2002-2004
  • Presedential Fellowship Award, University of Delaware, 1993-1995
  • Induction into Mortar Board National Honor Society, University of Delaware, 1992

Courses

  • PHYT 808 Spine Management
  • PHYT 606 Research

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