Derek James Clewley
Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Clewley is an educator, clinical researcher, physical therapist, and mentor in the DPT program. His specific area of expertise and training is orthopaedics and manual physical therapy.  He has achieved board certification in orthopaedics, and is recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. He has a PhD with primary research interests in health seeking behavior, pain science, manual therapy, clinical practice guideline development and implementation, and dry needling.  Dr. Clewley has extensive experience in the development of continuing education, residency, and fellowship post graduate training programs.

Current Research Interests

Conservative management of neck pain
Guideline development and implementation
Orthopaedic manual therapy
Healthcare Seeking Behavior for musculoskeletal disorders
Dry Needling

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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