Dr. Roger Kerry, Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, comes on the show to discuss how Physiotherapy programs and curriculum are structured internationally, what are some of the major differences you are noticing between American DPT programs and international DPT programs, what international DPT programs should adopt from the US programs, the licensing process after completing an international DPT program, differences in students who graduate from a U.S. DPT program or an international DPT program in relation to treatment styles or philosophies, how is doing research within academia in the U.K different compared to how it is in the U.S, and much more!


Qualified as a Physiotherapist at Pinderfields School of Physiotherapy, Leeds University (1996). Gained MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy at Coventry University(2001), also gaining membership of the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Worked as Clinical Specialist and Extended Scope Practitioner in Orthopaedics before starting as a lecturer at Nottingham. Current post is Associate Professor in the Division of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Nottingham. Became Honorary Fellow of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in 2011. PhD thesis: Causation and Evidence-Based Medicine (supervisor: Professor Stephen Mumford)

Member of International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapist working group for International Framework for Examination of the Cervical Region for potential of Cervical Arterial Dysfunction prior to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Intervention 2007-2017.

Roger’s Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/RogerKerry1

Roger’s Biography through the University of Nottingham Website (with links to a publications): https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/healthsciences/people/roger.kerry 

Roger’s Website: https://rogerkerry.wordpress.com/ 

Roger’s ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roger_Kerry