March 2015

Hewett to head Mayo sports med research

Sports medicine expert Timothy E. Hewett, PhD, will join the Mayo Clinic on July 1 as director of sports medicine research and biomechanics.

Hewett will join the Roches­ter, MN-based organization from Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, where he is professor in the departments of physiology and cell biology, family medicine, orthopaedics, and biomedical engineering and director of research for OSU’s Sports Health & Performance Institute. His expertise includes molecular dynamics, biomechanics, and physiology, with an emphasis on knee injury prevention.

His move to Minnesota corresponds with the expansion of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center in Rochester and the addition of a second center in Minneapolis.

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