Matthew Austin

Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5567 D 410H

DPT University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

MSPT Central Michigan University

BA Michigan State University

Matthew Austin, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC has practiced physical therapy in outpatient orthopedic settings for over 20 years as a staff physical therapist, manager, and private clinic owner. He earned his DPT degree in 2017 and his MSPT in 1999. He is a board-certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and earned his certification in manual therapy from the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences where he is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education program focusing on curricular design and instruction.

Interst Areas: 

  • Evidence-Based Medicine 
  • Physical Therapist Education 
  • Musculoskeletal injury in the Marching Arts 
  • Role of manual therapy in musculoskeletal care