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Verner Swanson, MSPT

Visiting Instructor I - Rehabilitation Sciences
Phone: (239) 590-7553
Office: Marieb Hall 432

Professor Swanson joined as a full-time faculty member at FGCU in the fall of 2014 after teaching as an adjunct professor for two years.  He is currently pursuing his PhD in physical therapy at NOVA Southeastern University.  He received his Masters of Science in physical therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University in June of 2010.  He earned his bachelors in exercise science from Bowling Green State University in 2003.  Professor Swanson has practiced in a variety of health care settings as a physical therapist including general outpatient, acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and home health.  Research and practice interests are primarily in neurological rehabilitation and rehabilitation after traumatic injuries.  His career in the medical field began with his employment as a prosthetic technician from 1994 to 2007.  He earned his massage therapist certification from Irene's Myomassology in Southfield, Michigan, in May 2005.

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