David is a Professor and the Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), in Chattanooga, TN. His professional education is from the University of New England (BSPT – 1986), MS in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from Boston University (1990), and a PhD in Exercise Science (1994). He also completed a DPT in 2008. He has been a board certified orthopaedic specialist since 2001 and recertified in 2011. He has presented at over 100 conferences and has lectured in more than a dozen Universities in 6 continents. Dr. Levine has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings with over 100 publications. His current research focuses on control of clinical infectious disease as a founding member of the Clinical Infectious Disease Control Unit at UTC, chronic pain, management of patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, animal assisted therapy, and laser to improve muscle endurance. He has written/co-written five textbooks including Gait Analysis: An Introduction in its 5th edition.