The Division of Physical Therapy announces the addition of new physical therapy faculty member Yu-Jen “Eugene” Chang P.T., Ph.D., who will be joining the department for the fall 2015 semester.

Dr. Chang earned his doctorate degree from the University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. Chang also holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from the National Taiwan University. His research focused on the neuromechanical adaptations to Achilles tendinosis under the mentorship of Kornelia Kulig, Ph.D., P.T.

Chang will be joining Scott Davis, Michael Timko, Corrie Mancinelli and Carol Waggy as part of the musculoskeletal track. He will continue to pursue an active research agenda related to Achilles tendinosis. Chang complements the current faculty and will help elevate the program's education and research missions in the area of lower extremity orthopaedic management.