NAIOMT Director of Research

Steve Karas, PT, DSc, OCS, CMPT

Dr. Steve Karas is a faculty member at Chatham University where he teaches orthopedics and spine and maintains clinical practice. He obtained his Doctorate from Andrews University and holds a manual therapy certification from NAIOMT. His research includes techniques and outcomes of thoracic spine manual therapy, stability testing of the cervical spine, treatment fidelity. Recently he has obtained a certification in nutrition and has an interest in the relationship between nutrition and pain. He is a member of AAOMPT’s research committee, DEI taskforce, a journal reviewer and active in his community advocating health careers for all. In his free time he enjoys cycling, travel, and the arts.

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