By Katherine Dvorak
Assistant professor. Researcher. Author. These are just some of Robert Turner’s current roles. But that wasn’t always the case. He once viewed himself as only one thing: a professional football player.
“I adopted that role, and it shaped … how I saw myself and how others saw me,” says Robert Turner, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).