Michael Andersen, PT, DPT, OCS

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy

Director of Faculty Development and Resources

Dr. Andersen graduated cum laude from Tulane University and continued his education to earn both a master’s and doctoral degree in physical therapy. His recent research interests have varied and include cancer treatment, patient interviewing, the process of physical therapy student mentoring and lumbar pain. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy.


  • University of Southern California, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Post Professional, 2006
  • University of Southern California, Orthopedic Residency, 2004
  • University of the Pacific, Master of Physical Therapy, 2002
  • Tulane University, BA in Exercise and Sport Science, 2000

To learn more about Dr. Andersen’s work with USC, please visit this page.