Professor Chad Cook is a clinical researcher, physical therapist, and profession advocate with a history of clinical care excellence and service. His passions include refining and improving the patient examination process and validating tools used in day-to-day physical therapist practice. He has authored or co-authored three textbooks, including the influential Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests: An Evidence-Based Approach, has published over 315 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and has received or currently has funding with the NIH, Department of Defense, and the VA. He lectures internationally on orthopedic examination, manual therapy, and treatment and is currently the Director of Research Facilitation at the Department of Orthopaedics and the Director of the Center for Excellence in Manual and Manipulative Therapy at Duke University in the United States. Chad is a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA and is a multi-award winner in research, teaching, and service.