September 2007

On September 25, 2007 the College of Sciences honored Robert J. Gregor, PhD for his role as the founding chair of the School of Applied Physiology. Dr. Gregor was appointed Head of the Department of Health and Performance Sciences in 1997 and was instrumental in the creation of the School of Applied Physiology, the MSPO program and the PhD program in Applied Physiology. He served as Chair of the School from 2002-2007. He also serves as the director of the Center for Human Movement at Georgia Tech and will remain on faculty through the academic year of 2008.

Taking over the helm of the School of Applied Physiology as the new Chair is T. Richard Nichols, PhD. Prior to the new appointment, Dr. Nichols served as a professor in the School of Medicine at Emory University as well as the Interim Chair of the Department of Physiology. He holds a joint appointment as faculty through the Georgia Tech/Emory University program in Biomedical Engineering.

Robert Kistenberg, MPH, CP, FAAOP was featured in the September 1, 2007 issue of the O&P Business News in a article on his work in creating and managing a prosthetics clinic in Belize entitled. The article was entitled, “O&P Overseas: Lessons Learned Working Abroad”.