UK military researcher studies ways to prevent chronic pain

UK military researcher studies ways to prevent chronic pain

Josh Van Wyngaarden grew up in a military family, traveling all over the world during his father’s 22 years in the Air Force.

“It’s really all I ever knew,” he said. “And I knew I wanted to serve in that way, too.”

The University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences doctoral student was in high school when 9/11 occurred. It moved him to follow in his father’s footsteps by applying for the Air Force Academy, where he studied for four years. Knowing he wanted to pursue a medical career, he ultimately chose the path of physical therapy, earning his doctorate of physical therapy at San Antonio’s Army-Baylor DPT Program.

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