Michael T. Gross, PhD, PT, FAPTA, has 37 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist, specializing in the areas of biomechanics and orthopaedic assessment and treatment. He is a professor in the PhD program in human movement science and the DPT program in physical therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he has taught for 30 years. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is also active in the faculty’s clinical practice, seeing patients two days per week.
Dr. Gross has 70 refereed journal publications in such journals as the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, and the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and several other journals. Dr. Gross was elected as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, and has been presented a Teaching Excellence Award from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine as well as the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty by the American Physical Therapy Association. He has given well over 300 regional, national, and international presentations and continues to maintain an active clinical practice. Dr. Gross’ experience helps make him a very knowledgeable and skilled instructor.
Financial: Michael Gross is a Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Michael Gross has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.