Dr. Mark Erickson, PT, MA, DScPT, OSC, COMT, holds an Associate Professor faculty position within the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Florida Gulf Coast University where he teaches Therapeutic Exercise, Orthopedic Assessment and Rehabilitation, Clinical Reasoning, and Care and Prevention of Human Performance Injuries.

Dr. Erickson has been practicing physical therapy thirty-five years and teaching in entry-level PT, orthopedic residency and post-professional continuing education for twenty-seven years.  He has a very active scholarly agenda focused on innovative teaching and learning, clinical reasoning, manual therapy, orthopedic assessment and treatment, and integrated patient care.  He is also a certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and applies body awareness into both patient care and student learning.

Dr. Erickson is a dynamic speaker and has presented at several national and regional conferences on multiple topics.  He also owns and operates a private practice focusing on persistent pain, orthopedic injury and surgery, golf fitness and rehabilitation, and the performing arts.