Have been an PT since 1977. Volunteering with Global Health Outreach since 2004. Have been to the Domincan Republic 13 years on short term trips. Serve as the GHO Physical Therapy Specialty Coordinator and serve on the GHO Advisory Council. Work with PTs in prepartation for short term trips and have written the GHO Physical Therapist Handbook for Short Term Missions. A member of CMDA and Christian Physical Therapists International as well as the American Physical Therapy Association and the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association.
Other service experience Church elder, Church Chairman and search committee chairman. Also serve on a board of directors for a Christian Camp and Conference center.
Employment expeience: Owned a private practive for 25 years. Specialty in orthopedic outpatient treatment with a McKenzie Credentialing since 1999. Presently working in an out patient setting in a clinic( Quad Med) dedicated to treating employees and family members of a large self insured manufacturing company in Wausau, Wisconsin. Also certified with the Titleist Performance Institute. Married for 43 years to Dyann an RN who also works on the GHO trips. Two grown children and three grandchildren. Rick's daughter is married to a native Domincan after going on his first 3 trips and then spending 3 years in Santo Domingo teaching at a Christian school.