Rich Severin is part time faculty in the Baylor University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Dr. Severin is a board-certified cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical specialist. He graduated from the University of Miami with his doctor of physical therapy degree in 2013. Dr. Severin completed his residency training in at the William S. Middleton VA Medical Center/University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by an orthopedic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He is working on a PhD in rehabilitation science at UIC, with a focus on cardiorespiratory physiology and obesity.
He presented both nationally and internationally on topics relating to cardiopulmonary disorders and knowledge translation. He is an active member of the APTA and serves as the incoming chair of the communications committee for the Cardiopulmonary Section of the APTA. Dr. Severin is also a member of the APTA Cardiopulmonary Section Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guideline development team, the Specialization Academy of Content Experts, and the editorial board for Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. Follow him on twitter @PTReviewer