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Professor Pope was born in London in 1941, he earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Southall College, London, in 1962, and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bridgeport, Conn. in 1969. He received his doctorate in biomechanics from the University of Vermont in 1972 and Dr. Med. Sc. in medical science from Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden in 1990. He has held faculty positions at the University of Vermont, University of Iowa, University of Aberdeen, and Michigan State University. His other honors include Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Arthroscopy Association O'Connor Award, and the Borelli Award from the American Society of Biomechanics. His research focuses on spine biomechanics.