Looking to Add a PhD student to Our Team

March 2023

All interested candidates should contact Dr. Dan White at for more information.

Dr. Daniel White, PT, ScD, MSc

World Arthritis Day Masterclass

October 12th, 2022

Have you ever wondered how to be a better patient partner and create a lasting lifestyle change in your patients?
Join the live event on 12th October at 12:00 CET and get innovative insights shared by world-renowned experts in this field.

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ACTIVE 4 Allie, 27 Challenge

June 22 – August 22, 2022

Virtual activity challenge supporting the Allie Rose Zambito Sunshing Scholarship, Inc. Register by July 13th.

If you are interested in sponsoring the ACTIVE4ALLIE event or for more details see the sponsorship packet. 

To learn more about the Allie Rose Zambito Sunshing Scholarship, Inc. visit:


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UD physical therapy professor dispels myths about exercise and joint pain.  Check out this article published in UDaily and see why Dr. White encourages those living with osteoarthritis to get 6,000 steps in each day.

Dr. Daniel White, PT, ScD, MSc

May 5, 2022 — Osteoarthritis (OA), is a condition that affects nearly 33 million Americans. It can make your joints sore, achy, and render everyday tasks difficult. Orthopedic surgeon Kim Templeton, MD, and physical therapist Daniel White, PT, discuss what’s actually happening inside your joints, how to stay active, and simple ways to ease the pain. Check out this podcast on WebMD and get tips to manage joint pain

Dr. Daniel White, PT, ScD, MSc

Recipient of the Innovative Research Award for telehealth physical therapy presented by

Dr. Daniel White, PT, ScD, MSc

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Earl Silverman speaks with Dr. Daniel White from the University of Delaware about his and his co-authors’ article “Does the 1-year Decline in Walking Speed Predict Mortality Risk Beyond Current Walking Speed in Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis?

For the full article: Does the 1-year Decline in Walking Speed Predict Mortality Risk Beyond Current Walking Speed in Adults With Knee Osteoarthritis? by Hiral Master, Tuhina Neogi, Michael LaValley, Louise M. Thoma, Yuqing Zhang, Dana Voinier, Meredith B. Christiansen, and Daniel K. White.

Congratulations to our very own Dana Voinier, MS, DPT, recipient of the Association of Rheumatology Professionals 2020 Outstanding Student in Rheumatology Award!

Kiely Konyak
TitleUnderstanding Opioid Use During Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement, and the Opportunity for Timely Intervention

AuthorsKiely Konyak, Daniel White, Jason Jakiela, Hiral Master, Maria Tukis, Thomas Bye, Dylan Orloff, Dana Voinier

Dylan Orloff
Title: The Association Between Kinesiophobia and Physical Activity in Adults After Total Knee Replacement

Authors: Dylan Orloff, Dana Voinier, Thomas Bye, Maria Tukis, Kiely Konyak, Daniel K. White, Jason T. Jakiela

Physical Activity Lab members, Hiral Master, and Louise Thoma along with a colleague from the University of Alberta (Linda Truong) not only created an infographic on “OA is a serious disease” but also was awarded as a “Best Infographic” by OARSI (Osteoarthritis Research Society). The link for the infographic –

Brisk Walking may help knees and may be related to a reduced risk of knee replacement over 5 years.

People with knee osteoarthritis are similarly inactive as the general US population

Thresholds on Simple Physical function tests that may be associated with walking at least 6000 steps/day

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