Mr. Carlson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology (1996) and his Masters in Physical Therapy (1999) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has delivered numerous CE courses on rehabilitating cardiopulmonary patients for the WPTA and University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. In 2015, he provided a course entitled Cardiopulmonary Essentials: Applications to Clinical Practice for the Army-Baylor DPT program as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series. He has been an Honorary Associate/Fellow for the University of Wisconsin – Madison since 2009, where he has been the lead instructor for The Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Aspects of PT course. He received his Cardiopulmonary Clinical Specialist Certification through the APTA in 2012. He developed the curriculum and serves as the lead mentor for the William S. Middleton VA’s Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Residency program. He has been the Lead PT for the William S. Middleton VA Hospital’s Heart and Lung Transplant program as well as serving as the lead primary clinician for the William S. Middleton VA’s Cardiopulmonary Specialty Clinic for the past 17 years.
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