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Yong Li, MD, PhD leads the Division of Medical Engineering and brings to bear more than 20 years of research experience in the fields of fibrosis, stem cell, and regenerative medicine. In his academic career, Dr. Li was appointed as a research assistant professor in 2002 and promoted to director of the molecular pathology laboratory and a tenure-track assistant professor of Orthopedics, Pathology, and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. In 2011, he was appointed laboratory director and associate professor in the Center Stem Cell for Regenerative Medicine and Pediatric, Orthopedic and Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Among other leadership roles, he served as a deputy director and senior scientist in the Center for Regenerative Sports Medicine at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. At WMed, Dr. Li serves as professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
David O. Draper, EdD, ATC, FNATA, is a professor of athletic training in the department of Exercise Sciences at BYU. He was the head Athletic Trainer at Illinois Wesleyan University prior to his appointment at BYU in 1992. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Utah State, master’s at BYU and his doctorate at Northern Illinois University. He teaches Athletic Training (Sports Medicine) courses at the bachelor’s through doctoral levels with emphasis on diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.
Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2014 - stretching and sportive performance. After the cupping therapy (2015) and manual therapy (2016) formations, an expert sport physiotherapy’s formation (2019) was done with one of the best French formation center.