Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, OCS, FAAOMPT
Chad Cook received his Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy at Maryville University in 1990, a Masters of Business Administration with the University of Phoenix in 1999, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) at Texas Tech University in 2003. He was certified as an orthopedic manual therapist in 2001, was certified as an APTA board orthopedic specialist in 2002, and achieved fellowship status with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists in 2007.
Dr. Cook was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Manual Manipulative Therapy in 2008. Dr. Cook has a dual appointment as an Associate Professor and Clinician at the Department of Community and Family Medicine and the Department of Surgery in Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He is the Director of Outcomes Research for the Centers of Excellence in Surgical Outcomes and actively coordinates over 40 ongoing research projects. Dr. Cook has published over 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has two textbooks in print. He currently reviews for 12 scientific journals.
Dr. Cook is a recent winner of the OPTP/JMMT literature review award in 2003 and 2005, and is the 2005 winner of the J Warren Perry Distinguished Authorship Award. Dr. Cook is actively involved in research concerning manual therapy principles, outcome assessment, and investigation of the associated characteristics of spine related dysfunction.
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