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 has maintained a consistent clinical practice for all of these years, currently seeing patients 2 days per week at his faculty practice.
He is a professor in the PhD Program in Human Movement Science, and the Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program in the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 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 was an Editorial Review Board Member for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and serves as a reviewer for many other journals. Dr. Gross was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty by the American Physical Therapy Association.
He also was elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. He has given well over 300 regional, national, and international presentations, which have been highly rated by attendees for knowledge, skill, and humor.
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.