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Nxt Gen Institute of PT Welcomes Chris Johnson on as Director of Runner’s Management Certification

The Nxt Gen Institute of Physical Therapy, has the vision to move the Physical Therapy profession forward by influencing the culture of the Physical Therapy community with novel post-professional educational opportunities that result in physical therapists delivering distinguishably optimal Physical Therapy care and patient advocacy. To do this, they are in a continuous search for talent to help them achieve that vision.

Today they announced Chris Johnson will be joining as in the role of Director of Runner’s Management Certification.   They believe his participation as an elite athlete, private business owner and educator make him uniquely qualified to fulfill this role.    This certification will be rolled out 2nd quarter of 2016.  You can get a jumpstart by enrolling in this onsite course today!!!

Learn more about Chris…

Chris completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware, where he earned a bachelor of science with distinction while completing a senior thesis in the physical therapy department under Dr. Lynn Snyder-Mackler. Chris was a member of the varsity men’s tennis team, scholar athlete, captain in 2000, and recipient of the Lee J Hyncik award for excellence in athletics and academics. He remained at the University of Delaware to earn a degree in physical therapy while completing an orthopedic/sports graduate fellowship under Dr. Michael J. Axe of First State Orthopedics. Following graduation, he relocated to New York City to work at the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma of Lenox Hill Hospital as a physical therapist and researcher. He remained there for the ensuing eight years until 2010 when he opened his own physical therapy and performance facility, Chris Johnson PT, in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. In May 2013, Chris and his wife relocated from New York City to Seattle to pursue a more active, outdoor lifestyle. In addition to being a physical therapist, Chris is a certified triathlon coach (ITCA), three-time All American triathlete, two time Kona Qualifier, and is currently ranked 16th (AG) in the country for long course racing. Chris is also extensively published in the medical literature and has a monthly column on Ironman and an elaborate youtube channel.

Stay tuned for more announcements coming tomorrow…

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