Dr. Cynthia C. Norkin is Associate Professor Emerita, School of Physical Therapy, Ohio University. She holds a Doctorate of Education degree and an Advanced Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree from Boston University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University, and Certificate in Physical Therapy from the Bouvé-Boston School. She founded the School of Physical Therapy at Ohio University and served as Director for 11 years. Previously, she spent 10 years at Boston University as an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Sargent College, where she and Dr. White initially wrote Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry. Dr. Norkin is the co-editor and contributing author of the book Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis, currently in its fifth edition.
Dr. D. Joyce White is Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Massachusetts Lowell. She holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Epidemiology and an Advanced Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Connecticut.
Dr. White's research, teaching, and clinical experience have predominantly focused on the assessment, treatment, and contributing causes of musculoskeletal conditions of the upper and lower extremities. She has authored research articles and book chapters, and presented numerous conference papers in these areas. The American Physical Therapy Association has presented her with the Dorothy Briggs Memorial Scientific Inquiry Award. Dr. White is a recipient of the University of Massachusetts Lowell Award for Teaching Excellence where she has taught for over 25 years. She has also held academic appointments at Boston University, Sargent College.