Dr. Derrick Campbell became an Academic Coordinator for Clinical Education at the Austin-TX campus in April 2017. He has served as course coordinator for Differential Diagnosis, and leads various clinical practicum courses. He also continues to work as an inpatient physical therapist for Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.
Prior to joining the USA Clinical Education team, Dr. Campbell served the past 9 years as Center Coordinator for Clinical Education for Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehab Associates of Austin, Texas. He has worked in outpatient orthopedics, inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, pediatric care, and with professional sports teams. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA), Texas Consortium for Physical Therapy Clinical Education, the McKenzie Institute for Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), the Sports Metrics ACL prevention and performance training program, and is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS).
His scholarship focus is on student preparedness for clinical experiences, clinical reasoning, differential diagnosis, and other clinical education topics.
Dr. Campbell has served as a volunteer for Special Olympics, and remains active with youth ice hockey programs. He remains active with family time, outdoor activities, and playing ice hockey. His scholarship focus will be on clinical education, and topics related to student success.