DPT, 2018, The University of Oklahoma
B.S., 2014, Southern Nazarene University
Joel is originally from Boulder, CO. He moved to Ponca City, OK in 2003 and graduated from Ponca City High School in 2010. He attended Southern Nazarene University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy in 2014. At SNU, Joel was named the Pre-PT Student of the Year and General Physics Student of the Year. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in May of 2018. At OUHSC, he was awarded the Outstanding Student Scholarship from the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association. Joel has had the opportunity to learn from highly-skilled, experienced physical therapists throughout his career, bolstering his background in outpatient orthopedic and sports settings with a diverse patient population. Joel’s clinical interests include orthopedic physical therapy, sports rehabilitation & performance, wellness promotion, strength & conditioning, injury prevention, and manual therapy. As an educator, Joel spends his time investing in the next generation of excellent clinicians. In this role, Joel has received the Excellence in Teaching Award as voted on by the student body in 2021. He most enjoys advising and mentoring his students as they navigate their futures. He finds joy in assisting his graduates in grad school preparation or for their first career job.
Outside of the work setting, Joel enjoys spending time with his wife, Corbyn, and playing with his two children. He is a huge sports fanatic and loves working out, playing golf, and competing.