Education and Certifications

Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago
Class of 2008
Award for Academic Achievement

Bachelor of Science in Economics and General Biology
University of Michigan
Class of 2002

Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (passed 3/4 tests as of Summer 2015)
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (Summer 2015)
Certified Functional Movement Screen Professional, Level 1 (Feb 2012)
Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Level 1 (Feb 2011)

Continuing Education:
Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (2015)
Institute of Physical Art – Functional Mobilization 1 (March 2014) (Mike Reinold / Kevin Wilk product) (November-Dec 2013)
Selective Functional Movement Assessment Advanced (Oct 2013) (September 2013) – Lower Extremity Module (~June 2013)
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization – Course A (April 2013)
Mulligan Lower Extremity (June 2012) – Core Module (~June 2012)
Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certification (March 2012)
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (Feb 2012)
Kinetic Control
-Motor Control of the Hip (October 2011)
-Motor Control of the Lower Leg (May 2010)
-Local Lumbar Motor Control (Septemeber 2010)
-Motor Control of the Scapula (June 2009)
Movement System Impairment Syndrome (January 2010)

Fitness Related
CrossFit Level 1 Certification Test (February 2011)

Reading List
BJSM Articles – they might have the best articles
American College of Sports Medicine – various position statements
The Great Cholesterol Myth – Stephen Sinatra and Jonny Bowden (so far it seems legit, but I’d love to hear the devil’s advocate view of the book)
The Science of Running – in progress – Steve Magness (I’m still getting into it, but I think this guy has spent a lot of time with his ideas and they seem to be good so far)
Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance – Stuart McGill
Low Back Disorders – Stuart McGill
Manipulative Therapy: Musculoskeletal Medicine – Karel Lewit
Rehabilitation of the Spine – Liebenson
Strength and Conditioning Research – Review Service
Intervention – Dan John (an absolute must read for anyone who has any fitness goals – this should be everyone – one of my favorite quotes: “eat like an adult”)


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