Benjamin Adams, PT, DPT, OCS

Graduating from the IHP with a PhD, Benjamin Adams is now an Assistant Professor.



After graduating with his DPT from Emory University, Ben moved to New England to pursue orthopedic residency training while working at an outpatient sports clinic, leading to him becoming a certified orthopedic clinical specialist. In 2019, Ben transitioned to full-time research and clinical work with the U.S. Army research lab in Natick. He completed his PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at the IHP where his dissertation investigated injury prevention strategies, specifically assessing post-operative outcomes.


Research Interests

Working with the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick MA.

"My research focuses on identifying targeted screening and intervention strategies to mitigate musculoskeletal injuries in the US Army. I am currently working on a multi-year research effort where we are investigating the impact of embedded physical therapists and athletic trainers in an Army Infantry Division".