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Matthew A. Nuciforo, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

Assistant Dean of Admissions and Enrollment, Assistant Professor

Dr. Nuciforo received his Masters in Physical Therapy from Marquette University. He subsequently completed a transitional DPT from the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Nuciforo joined the faculty in 2006 with a teaching emphasis in orthopedics. Dr. Nuciforo is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He is also a credentialed clinical instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association, and a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He continues his clinical practice in an outpatient orthopedic setting and has attended and presented continuing education courses centered on the treatment of patients with orthopedic dysfunction and manual therapy. He is a recognized leader and researcher in physical therapy admissions. He has published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education, the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy (PTJ), and presented at various national American Physical Therapy Association and the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions meetings. Dr. Nuciforo is also Chair of the American Council on Academic Physical Therapy Admissions Task Force and was instrumental in passing national admissions Traffic Rules for programs and applicants. Dr. Nuciforo also serves as Assistant Dean for Admissions and Enrollment for the College of Health Professions.