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Daniel Oliver Schmitt

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology
Evolutionary Anthropology
Duke Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708
203 Biological Sciences Buildi, 130 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Evolutionary perspectives on the mechanics of locomotion: What selective pressures tells us about how to get someone to walk again. · October 1, 2012 Lecture Duke University Neurobiology
Innovations in team-oriented approaches to medical education, training, and research. · September 1, 2012 Lecture University of Alberta
Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Anatomy and Musculoskeletal Health. · September 1, 2012 Lecture
Mechanical, energetic, and neural control determinants of locomotor performance in mammals: implications for evolution, athletics, and pathology. · June 1, 2012 Lecture Northeastern Ohio School of Medicine
Mechanical, energetic, and neural control determinants of locomotor performance in mammals: implications for evolution, athletics, and pathology · June 1, 2012 Lecture Northeast Ohio School of Medicine
Evolutionary perspectives on the mechanics of locomotion: What selective pressures tells us about how to get someone to walk again. · October 1, 2012 Lecture Duke University Neurobiology
Innovations in team-oriented approaches to medical education, training, and research. · September 1, 2012 Lecture University of Alberta
Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Anatomy and Musculoskeletal Health. · September 1, 2012 Lecture
Mechanical, energetic, and neural control determinants of locomotor performance in mammals: implications for evolution, athletics, and pathology. · June 1, 2012 Lecture Northeastern Ohio School of Medicine
Mechanical, energetic, and neural control determinants of locomotor performance in mammals: implications for evolution, athletics, and pathology · June 1, 2012 Lecture Northeast Ohio School of Medicine
Evolution and health: Using animal models and an evolutionary perspective to understand bone and joint disease · April 1, 2012 Lecture James Madison university
Biomechanics in the trees: A primate perspective on limb mechanics and its implications for basic and clinical sciences · January 8, 2010 Lecture Florida International University
Evolution, Obesity, and Arthritis: Understanding human musculoskeletal health from an evolutionary perspective · January 8, 2009 Lecture Duke Global Health, Duke University

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - Movement, Grace, and Embodied Cognitiion · August 2015 - May 2016 Projects & Field Work flag United States of America
Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - Look Before You Leap! Using Eye Tracking to Understand the Evolution of Locomotor Decision-making · July 2015 - May 2016 Projects & Field Work flag United States of America
Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - Shining Evolutionary Light on Global Health Challenges · August 2014 - May 2015 Projects & Field Work flag Madagascar

Service to the Profession


Science Magazine · 2012 Editorial Activities