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Nathan Brown


Experience and Interests


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) (2024-present)
  • Clinical Assistant, UW-Stevens Point Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) (2022-2023)

Professional Experience

  • Lab Director, Pineries Running Lab (2022-present)
  • Physical Therapist, Roberts Physical Therapy (2022-present)
  • Senior Contributor, Doctors of Running (2019-present)
  • Physical Therapist, Point Forward Physical Therapy (2016-2022)

Research Interests

  • The role of physical therapists in rural healthcare
  • Educational sustainability in physical therapy education
  • Running footwear design and running injury rehabilitation

Presentations and Publications


  • ELC Poster Presentation: A roadmap to sustainability: Introducing the key competencies in sustainability to physical therapy professional education.
    • Awarded the Education Influencer Award from the Physical Therapy Learning Institute
  • CSM Platform Presentation: Hop tests are not associated with knee confidence following ACLR during RTS, February 2017
  • CSM Poster Presentation: Treatment of lumbar plexopathy secondary to shingles, February 2016


Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Member (2014-present)
  • APTA-Wisconsin Member and Orthopedic Section Member (2014-present)

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

Do Hard Things by Steve Magness

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Connecting with students, encouraging them in their strengths, and facilitating growth toward their personal and professional goals.

A piece of advice for students in your school?

Your perspective and skills are valuable. Being confident in your strengths and knowledgeable of your areas for growth can go a long way in your development as a physical therapist.

Nathan Brown
Clinical Assistant Professor - Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

B150 Science Building


Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT)
University of Delaware, 2016

M.S. in Anatomy and Clinical Health Sciences
University of Delaware, 2015

ABPTS Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science
UW-Madison, 2013