UF professor tapped to lead ASB
Chris J. Hass, an associate professor in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida’s College of Health & Human Performance, has been elected president of the American Society of Biomechanics, or ASB.
Founded nearly 40 years ago, ASB is the primary professional association of biomechanics researchers in the U.S. Hass will serve as president-elect in 2015-2016, president in 2016-2017, and then past-president in 2017-2018.
In addition to this appointment, Hass presented his research on Parkinson’s disease at the TEDxUF event earlier this year. His research program has been funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Autism Speaks, Army Research Office and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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