Dr. Gregory D. Myer is the Director of Research, SPORT Center and The Human Performance Laboratory for the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He maintains primary faculty appointments in the departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Myer has published over 350 medical manuscripts and has published books and several book chapters related to his research on the injury biomechanics, human performance, pediatric exercise science, preventative medicine, and sensorimotor neuroscience.
Dr. Myer is a recognized leader in the field of injury prevention and human performance neuroscience and has received numerous awards for his excellence in research. Among those awards are the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine’s O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award (2005, 2015) and The NCAA Research Award (2010), the National Strength & Conditioning Association Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist of the Year (2011), the Association of Bone & Joint Surgeons Nicolas Andry Award (2012), and the George J. Davies – James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award (2014, 2016).
Dr. Myer has been recognized three times by the Clint Thompson Award for Clinical Advancement in Athletic Training (2005, 2010, 2013). Dr. Myer has been recognized for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Kappa Delta/OREF Clinical Research Award, British Journal of Sports Medicine Systematic Review Award, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award, American Journal of Sports Medicine Systematic Review Award, and Sports Health Journal T. David Sisk Research Award.
More recently, Dr. Myer has been the recipient of the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Outstanding Alumni Award and Franklin College Distinguished Alumni Award, where he received his doctoral and undergraduate degrees respectively.
Dr. Myer is currently certified with Distinction by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has been designated as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Myer is serving or has served as an investigator on several nationally-funded and industry-sponsored medical grants that have contributed more than multi-million research dollars to his institution. He serves as ad hoc reviewer on NIH study sections and as associate/section editor for multiple medical journals. Dr. Myer has been a member and certified CSCS lecturer of the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 1996.