Dustin Barrett

Clinical Assistant Professor Physical Therapy

Dr. Barrett joined the faculty of Emory & Henry College in the summer of 2020. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Sciences within the Department of Physical Therapy. He has been a physical therapist since 2007, with experience in acute care and outpatient orthopedic settings. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, and is certified in the McKenzie method. 


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
    East Tennessee State University
    December 2007
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Performance and Exercise Science
    Milligan College
    May 2003


Professional Licensure and Certifications:

  • Licensed Physical Therapist, Tennessee and Virginia
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT)
  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT)
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Anatomy (C-CA) from Hardin Simmons University


DPT 700: Human Gross Anatomy

DPT 701: Human Gross Anatomy Lab

DPT 703: Histology

DPT 842/843: Critical Inquiry Faculty Research Advisor

DPT 851/852: Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy III/IV

DPT 862: Screening for Referral

Mel Leaman Free Clinic Clinical Instructor 


Emory & Henry College Health Sciences Campus