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James Syms, DSc
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Work History 
Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer (September 2008 - December 2009)
Mt. St  Mary''s College; Los Angeles, California
Lecturer in Governance of Physical Therapy and Profession Advocacy.

Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer (May 2008 - December 2009)
Samuel Merritt College; Oakland, California
Lecturer in the Governance of Physical Therapy and Profession Advocacy.

Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer (June 2005 - June 2004)
Universidad Del Salvador; Buenos Aires, Argentina
Instruction in orthopeadics and sports physical therapy - emphisis on evaluation and treatment of soft tissue injuries.  

Visiting Professor/Guest Lecturer (January 2005 - December 2009)
University of the Pacific; Stockton California
Lecturer in the Governance of Physical Therapy and Profession Advocacy.

Team Physical Therapist-Athletic Trainer (September 2004 - December 2009)
Arrowhead Christian Academy; Redlands, California
Game/practice coverage of athletic contests for Varsity & Junior-Varsity football games.  

Adjunct Professor/Sports PT Residency Coordinator (February 1996 - December 2009)
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa California
Lecturer in biomechanics, Sports Physical Therapy, kinesiology, and the Governance of Physical Therapy

Owner/Director (March 1994 - December 2009)
Arrowhead Sports Medicine-Physical Therapy; Lake Arrowhead, California  USA
Independent contractor/consultant for health care related services, specialist in sports medicine.

Guest Lecturer (April 1992 - June 1992)
College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Western Univ.of the Health Sciences); Pomona, CA
Lecturer in therapeutic exercises, computerized dynometrics, biomechanics and pathokinesiology of gait.

Assistant Professor (August 1991 - December 2009)
Loma Linda University; Loma Linda, California
Instruction in Orthopaedics & Sports Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Exercises, Normal and Abnormal Gait, Governance (Laws & Regulations) of Physical Therapy.   

Staff Physical Therapist (August 1991 - June 1992)
Riverside Community Hospital: Riverside, California
Acute care physical therapy

Staff Physical Therapist (April 1991 - August 1991)
Corona Community Hospital; Corona California
General physical therapy practice.

Assistant Athletic Trainer (January 1988 - June 1996)
Mt. San Jacinto College; San Jacinto, California
Athletic training sevices for college athletic programs. 

Physical Therapist; Director Sports Medicine (December 1987 - March 1991)
Physical Therapy-Sports Institute; Hemet, California
Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy; Director of Sports Medicine Programs & athletic training servicesfor Hemet Unifed and San Jacinto Unified School Districts.