Brian is an Oregon native who completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy studies at the University of Southern California in 2006. Since that time, he has elected to specialize in conditions of the upper extremity, and has earned the Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) credential. He is also certified as a lymphatic therapy specialist as a clinician. Brian has been an instructor in therapy education programs since 2010, teaching as an adjunct in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Lane Community College in Eugene, OR and as Assistant Professor at Pacific University in Hillsboro, OR. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling to new and unique places, and his favorites to date are Morocco, South Africa and Ghana. He appreciates the opportunity to learn about various cultures firsthand during overseas travel, and is committed to helping young professionals access the perspectives and lifestyles of others so that they can better serve a more diverse clientele when entering the workforce.