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Lynn Snyder-Mackler (P.T., Sc.D., F.A.P.T.A., (Boston University)



Alumni Distinguished Professor
Physical Therapy
309 McKinly Lab 

Research Interests

  • Knee Rehabilitation
  • Return to Activity After Injury (knee, shoulder)
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Mentoring In

  • Applied Anat & Biomech
  • Applied/Exercise Physiol


  • Sc.D. in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University, Boston, MA 1990 
  • M.S. in Organizational Behavior from The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1984
  • P.G. Cert. in Physical Therapy from The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1980 
  • B.A. in Quantitative Studies from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 1978 

Honors & Awards

  • American Physical Therapy Association's Eugene Michels New Investigator Award for the outstanding new investigator who has demonstrated a commitment to a defined research theme - 1994
  • American Physical Therapy Association’s Golden Pen Award for Scientific Writing - 1995
  • Steven J. Rose Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Research - 1996
  • 1998 John Basmajian Student Award. to Katherine Rudolph, awarded by ISEK
  • 2000 Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award. Doctoral level to G. Kelley Fitzgerald, awarded by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • 2001 Chattanooga Award, awarded by the APTA