William R. Thompson, DPT, PhD

William Thompson

Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy

Phone: 317-278-9619
thompwil@iu.edu

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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Lee University, Cleveland, TN, 2004
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biomechanics and Movement Science/Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2010-2011
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Biology/Endocrinology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 2011-2014

Honors & Awards

  • Selected Attendee, Endocrine Fellows Foundation Workshop, Baltimore, MD, 2013
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Conference,San Diego, CA, 2011
  • Dissertation Fellowship Award, University of Delaware, 2010-2011
  • Viva J. Erickson Award for Extraordinary Merit and Leadership, Found for Physical Therapy,2010
  • President’s Poster Award, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Conference American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2010
  • Best Paper Award, 11th International Bone Fluid Flow Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2010
  • Graduate Fellowship Award, University of Delaware, 2009-2010
  • Best Poster Award, Center for Biomedical Engineering Research Symposium, University of Delaware, 2008
  • Graduate Fellowship Award, University of Delaware, 2008-2009
  • Florence P. Kendall Award, Foundation for Physical Therapy, 2007-2008
  • Dean’s List with Honors, Lee University, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Dean’s Scholar Award, Lee University, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Honor’s Scholar Award, Lee University, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Collegiate All-American Scholar, Lee University, 2004
  • National Dean’s List Honor, Lee University, 2003 & 2004
  • Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Lee University, 2003
  • 2nd Place Research Presentation, Annual Tennessee Academy of Science Symposium, 2003
  • Excellence in Writing and Composition Award, Lee University, 2000

Teaching Activities

  • Lecturer, PHYT 730, Biomechanics and Kinesiology, University of North Carolina, Fall 2012
  • Lecturer, PHYT 622, Clinical Gross Anatomy, University of Delaware, Summer 2008–2014
  • Lecturer, PHYT 604, Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics, University of Delaware, Fall 2008–2013