Wellness Coach

kirbyEducation: Double Bachelor of Arts in biology and physical education, Maryville College, TN; Doctorate of physical therapy, Duke University, Durham, NC; certified strength and conditioning specialist, NSCA; certified in mechanical diagnosis and therapy, The McKenzie Institute; certified orthopedic clinical specialist, ABPTS; emergency medical responder, American Red Cross; certified health and wellness coach, Wellcoaches.

Background: I’m interested in utilizing mechanical diagnosis and treatment in patients with spinal pathologies as well as rehabilitation of athletes from all walks of life. I’m an active member of The Ohio State Sports Medicine Outreach team, a faculty member of the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program and an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. I am involved in both ACL injury and preventative medicine research and I have presented my research on both a national and local level.

Hobbies: I enjoy exercise, weight training and spending time with my family.