Alex Koszalinski, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT holds a DPT degree (transitional doctorate) from the University of St. Augustine (2003), a MS in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University (1996), and a BS from Grand Valley State University (1994). In addition, Dr. Koszalinski has recently completed a PhD in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He completed a fellowship in Manual Physical Therapy in 2007 through Regis University, is board certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy since 2005, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists since 2007. His prior academic experience includes an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at Walsh University (2002-2007). Dr. Koszalinski has held a number of clinical positions dating back to 1996 to include Regional Manager and Co-Owner of Breakthrough Physical Therapy in Fayetteville, NC. His research interests include manual therapy and trigger point dry needling as well as educational research with effective study methods and curricular design in hybrid education models. Dr. Koszalinski serves as the Program Director in the South College DPT program.