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David M. Joyner. M.D.
David M. Joyner has a long history with Penn State, having achieved a two-sport All-American and Academic All-American at the university as an undergraduate, graduating from the College of Medicine and later completing his residencies here.
Joyner is a former sports medicine physician who is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Joyner Sports Medicine Institute (JSI). From 1992-1998, he developed and managed 19 physical therapy centers and 350 employees in eight states to deliver state-of-the-art training and rehabilitation services honed by U.S. Olympic and Elite Medical Team experience and leadership.
Closely involved with numerous Penn State initiatives, Joyner has served as a member of the Penn State Libraries Development Advisory Board, co-chairman of the Paterno Libraries Endowment, chairman of the external advisory board for the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence and the Schreyer Honors College.
He also has been a member of the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Capital Campaign Committee.
Joyner's work with the U.S. Olympic Committee includes service as head physician to the United States' teams at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games, the 1991 World University Games and the 1989 United States Olympic Festival. He is a past chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Society. Joyner served as the chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee's Sports Medicine Committee and the vice-chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee's Anti-Doping Committee. He currently is a member of the medical commission of the Pan American Sports Organization.
He earned his bachelor's degree in science from Penn State in 1972 and his M.D. from Penn State's College of Medicine in 1976. Following residencies in general and orthopedic surgery at The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and a stint in the World Football League, Joyner began a medical career with a sports medicine emphasis.
Mr. Joyner and his wife, Carolyn, have been longtime partners of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine through their support for children's health initiatives like Children's Miracle Network and Four Diamonds, and contributions for various academic departments, scholarship funds, and faculty positions.
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1972
M.D., Penn State College of Medicine, 1976
Residency in General Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1976-1978
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 1978-1981
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