Director of Clinical Research Facilitation
Office: Wing B, #230
Dr. Cook is a clinical researcher, physical therapist, and profession advocate with a history of clinical care excellence and service. His passions include refining and improving the patient examination process and validating tools used in day-to-day physical therapist practice.
Dr. Cook has authored or co-authored three textbooks, has published over 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and lectures internationally on orthopedic examination and treatment.
Certificate, Chronic Pain Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 2015 – 2017
Ph.D., Consumer Economics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 2003
MBA, Global Management, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, 1999
BS, Physical Therapy, Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1990
PT712 and PT722: Health Policy and Management Courses
PT724: Evidence-Based Practice Series
PT725: Duke-UNC Research Elective
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists; has specialized in manual therapy for over 19 years.
Primarily interested in examination and conservative or surgical treatment of orthopedic-related conditions.
Senior Associate Editor for the British Journal of Sports Medicine
Special Topics Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Catherine Worthingham Fellow- American Physical Therapy Association, 2019
Pauline Cerasoli Lecturer - American Physical Therapy Association, 2017
Dorothy E. Baethke—Eleanor J. Carlin Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching, 2009
Williams Evans Research Fellow, University of Otago, 2012
University of Newcastle, Australia, Research Fellow, 2015
AAOMPT/Dick Erhard Excellence in Research Award. First author in 2011 (co-author in 2012 and 2013)
Jan Richardson, Excellence in Teaching Award-Duke University, 2006, 2007, 2010
Helen May Bradley Career Achievement Award-Maryville University, 2007
The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following: CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 919-681-4380. The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Duke University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; 703-706-3245; email@example.com; http://www.capteonline.org