Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty
Office: Robinson Hall 308D
Email: [email protected]
PhD in Biodynamics of Human Movement
MS in Rehabilitation
BS in Physical Therapy
Dr. Lopes is a Clinical Professor at Northeastern University in the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences. He received his entry-level Physical Therapy in Brazil, MS in Rehabilitation, and PhD in Biodynamic of Human Movement. He also did a research fellowship in running injury at Spaulding National Running Center, Harvard University.
Dr. Lopes is highly experienced in treating orthopedic patients and athletes, including both recreational and elite levels. He has served as a physical therapist for the Brazilian Olympic Committee in four Olympic Games and has provided treatment to track and field athletes in numerous other international sports events. He has also participated as a researcher of the official Injury and Illness Surveillance study during the last four Olympic Games.
His research has focused on musculoskeletal injuries related to physical activity and sports, mainly running injuries, through the lens of epidemiology. He is currently working on a new research field that focuses on the implementation of telehealth technology in low-income countries.