Christopher R. Showalter

  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • PT
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PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS/TITLES

Program Director MAPS Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program

Clinical Director MAPS MAPS Course Instructor

COMT/Fellowship Examiner

EDUCATION

B.Sc (Honors) Anatomy, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (’84)

B. App Sci Physiotherapy, Lincoln Institute, LaTrobe University, Melbourne, Australia (’84)

D.P.T. College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN (’18)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/DESIGNATIONS

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists (FAAOMPT)

FACULTY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS & APPOINTMENTS

1 of 15 Australian Government PhD awards to further research, 1985

John McMillan Mennell Service Award, AAOMPT, 2009 (1 of 18 recipients since 1995)

Special Recognition Award for IFOMPT Delegate Service, AAOMPT, 2009

Special Recognition Award for Conference Chair Service, AAOMPT, 2015

Special Recognition Award for International Affairs Chair Service, AAOMPT, 2019

AAOMPT Chair, Accreditation Council on Orthopedic Manual Therapy Education, 2019-Present

AAOMPT Chair, International Affairs Committee 2001 to 2019

AAOMPT Appointed to Governing Committee Board of Examiners 2004 to 2008

AAOMPT Designated Examiner, Board of Examiners 2001 to 2008

AAOMPT Appointed Sole US delegate to IFOMPT 2000 to 2009

AAOMPT Member, Fellowship Recertification Task Force 2012 to 2015

AAOMPT Member, Finance Committee 2013-2015

AAOMPT Chair, IFOMPT Congress Bid Task Force 2014 to 2020

AAOMPT Chair, Conference Committee 2012 to 2015

IFOMPT President, EC Americas Regional Committee 2010-2020

IFOMPT Member, RIG Development Task Force 2015-2020

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Clinical Reasoning

Cervicogenic Headaches

Bio-psycho-social effects of manual therapy

FACULTY CLINIC/INSTITUTION
PERSONAL INTEREST

Golf

Sailing

Fishing

Horse Farming

CLINICAL AFFILIATION(S)

Christopher R. Showalter PT PC

645 Hamilton Ave., Mattituck, NY

Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars

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Senior Faculty Advisors

Michael_Ohearn
Michael O’Hearn
  • FAAOMPT
  • MHS
  • OCS
  • PT
BryanOhalloran
Bryan O’Halloran
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • SCS
Clare M. Jones, PT, OCS, COMT, CFMT, FAAOMPT
Clare Jones
  • CFMT
  • COMT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • PT
MIchael_Gray
Michael Gray
  • COMT
  • DPT
Robert_Flugel
Robert Fluegel
  • COMT
  • FAAOMPT
  • PT
Damon_daura
Damon Daura
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • PT
Karena_Wu
Karena Wu
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • PT
travis_Stoner
Travis Stoner
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • PT
David_Sahley
David Sahley
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
BrianRuss
Brian Russ
  • COMT
  • DPT
  • FAAOMPT
  • OCS
  • PT