Emma W. White, PT, DPT, OCS

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Emma W. White, PT, DPT, OCS

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337 FL Atkins Building
(336) 750-8967 (p)
(336) 750-2192 (f)

whiteem@wssu.edu



Biography


Dr. White has over 25 years of clinical experience working predominantly in an outpatient orthopedic setting; she owned an orthopedic private practice for 16 of those years. While in this orthopedic setting her primary focus was on managing patients with spine, both cervical and lumbar, and general orthopedics (surgical and non-surgical), as well as sports rehab and sports enhancement. She is very active with the APTA and NCPTA working with the clinical competence, public relations & marketing, and legislative committees. Dr. White worked as an Adjunct Faculty member on the orthopedic team prior to joining the faculty at Winston Salem State University fulltime. She has strong leadership training both through managing and operating a private practice, completing Six Sigma Red Belt Training, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High and Leadership Davidson County.

Educational Background

  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Medical College of Virginia
  • D.P.T., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research and Projects Interests:

  • Spinal Mechanics
  • Muscle recruitment patterns comparing normal subjects without LBP, to subjects with LBP and post fusion patients
  • Sports medicine and sports enhancement
  • Benefits of unweighting for patients presenting with spinal dysfunction and its use in the management of orthopedic conditions, ACL repair, THR, and lateral ankle sprains

Additional Information:

  • Teaching Areas

  • Musculoskeletal I, II and III DPT - 6203/6204, DPT - 7200/7201, and DPT 7304

    Therapeutic Exercise DPT - 7203

    Administration & Management DPT - 8402

    Community Clinic DPT - 6205

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601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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