Mike Fink, PT, DSc, SCS, OCS
About Mike Fink, PT, DSc, SCS, OCS
Dr. Fink has been a Pennsylvania licensed Physical Therapist since 2000. He is board certified in Orthopedics (2007) and Sports (2006) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Dr. Fink is currently a full-time Assistant Professor within the Physical Therapy Department at Lebanon Valley College, a part-time Adjunct Faculty member to the International Diabetes Center, and part-time clinician at Madden Physical Therapy.
Dr. Fink is an Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran with 9 years of active duty service as a United States Air Force physical therapist. Prior to his Air Force direct commission in 2001, he attended Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia where he earned his Masters in Physical Therapy. After 4 years practicing in outpatient orthopedics at Travis Air Force Base, Dr. Fink attended a Post-Professional Doctoral Sports Medicine Residency at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and was awarded his doctoral degree in Sports Physical Therapy by Baylor University. Dr. (Major) Fink’s last active duty position was as the Officer in Charge of the Cadet Physical Therapy Clinic at the United States Air Force Academy (January 2006 to August 2009).
Dr. Fink has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 1998, 1 of 3 Clinical Content Experts for the Sports Specialty Council within the larger Specialization Academy of Content Experts (i.e. the governing body that writes/reviews the Sports board exam questions) since 2007, and a member on the Board of Directors for the ABPTS (i.e. governing body that oversees all Physical Therapy board certifications) since 2009. In addition, he is an APTA Credential Clinical Instructor, a manuscript reviewer for 2 peer reviewed physical therapy journals, has authored several journal publications, and is a professional member in both the Diabetes Exercise and Sports Association (DESA) and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) International.