Dr. Jonathan Lee-Confer, Ph.D.
Secretary General, Education Committee Co-Chairperson
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona
Principal and Director of Biomechanics, Verum Biomechanics (https://verumbiomech.com)
Dr. Jonathan Lee-Confer holds a PhD in Biokinesiology (emphasis in Biomechanics) from the University of Southern California. Dr. Lee-Confer specializes in how the body moves and responds to a slip incident as well as tribometry, or the measurement of friction of a floor and how it relates to the likelihood of someone experiencing a slip.
Dr. Lee-Confer’s PhD dissertation conducted studies investigating how individual’s moved when they experienced a slip incident. Dr. Lee-Confer has conducted over 450 laboratory induced perturbations and published numerous peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Lee-Confer currently holds positions at Verum Biomechanics, the University of Arizona, the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition, and the American Society for Testing and Materials (https://www.astm.org/get-involved/technical-committees/committee-f13).