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Deon Lee Thompson, PHD, FAACVPR

Clinical Associate Professor    

Doctor of Philosophy, Exercise Science
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi (1989)

Master of Arts, Exercise Physiology
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (1978)

Bachelor of Science, Physical Education
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (1976)


Clinical Expertise
Human Gross Anatomy
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Research Interests
Human Gross Anatomy

Selected Publications
Co-author: “A Proximal Fibularis Brevis Muscle Is Associated with Longitudinal Split Tendons: A Cadaveric Study”. Housley, SN, Lewis, JE, Thompson, DL, Warren, G. The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery 56:34-36. 2017.

Author: Chapter 3: Anatomy and Kinesiology. ACSM’s RESOURCES FOR THE PERSONAL TRAINER. 3rd Edition. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2009

Department of Physical Therapy – Curriculum Committee
Department of Physical Therapy – Non-Tenure Track Faculty Promotion and Tenure Committee

Courses Taught

  • PT 6600 – Human Gross Anatomy I
  • PT 6800 – Human Gross Anatomy II
  • SNHP 3900/6900 – EKG Interpretation
  • PS 8934 – PT Special Topics