CEHNS Inaugural Department Chairs

Sep 13, 2023 2:17 PM

Dr. Anh-Dung “Yum” Nguyen


Dr. Anh-Dung “Yum” Nguyen earned his B.S. in Physical Education and Sport with an Athletic Training emphasis from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, M.S. Ed. in Athletic Training at Old Dominion University, and Ph.D. in Sports Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Nguyen also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Applied Neuromechanics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Dr. Nguyen is an active researcher where his primary research interests focus on identifying anatomical and biomechanical risk factors associated with lower extremity injury, particularly anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Current research includes understanding the biomechanical factors that increase the risk of sport-related injuries throughout maturation in youth athletes.

Dr. Nguyen has been Co-Investigator on NIH funded and industry grants and has been awarded several grants to develop and foster student research. Dr. Nguyen is heavily involved in mentoring student researchers and has established a strong record of research students presenting their work at national and international symposiums and publishing in respected sports medicine journals.