Michael C. Palmer 









School Degree Year Program
University of Delaware 2015 Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency
University of Maryland 2013 Doctor of Physical Therapy
Salisbury University BS 2010 Certified Health Fitness Specialist (HFS)



University of Delaware, Newark, DE

University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic

  • Evaluate and Treat a variety of orthopedic injuries in the Sports and Orthopedic Clinic at the University of Delaware
  • Clinical Instructor for DPT students in the Sports/Orthopedic Clinic at the University of Delaware. Supervise students during treatments while providing them with verbal and manual feedback on and off of the floor. Facilitated interactive pre-treatment meetings with the students to discuss treatment plans
January 2014- February 2015

University of Delaware

Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency

June 2013 – September 2013

United States Air Force Academy

Student Physical Therapist

May 2013 – June 2013

Feehley Physical Therapy

Student Physical Therapist

October 2012 – December 2012

ATI Physical Therapy

Student Physical Therapist

January 2012 – February 2012

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center

Student Physical Therapist

December 2009 – May 2010

Aquacare Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Aide: Part-time



  • Poster Presentation at APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada (February 5th, 2014).
  • Platform presentation at the UMES School of Graduate Studies Regional Research Symposium (April 16, 2013). Evaluation of the Change in Supraspinatus and Upper Trapezius Muscle Thickness in Response to Varying Upper Extremity Positioning Using Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging.
    Co-Investigators: Heather Mascetti, George Bassey, James Hicks
    Advisor: Cynthia Gill, PT, DScPT, MEd



  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Real-Time Ultrasound Imaging.
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Universal Life Church Monastery Ordained Minister.



  • Medical Volunteer at 2014 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C.
  • Sigma Pi Fraternity Member
  • Kernan Adapted Sports Festival Volunteer
  • UMES Community Health Fair Volunteer
  • Health Fair Volunteer for UMES Plant Employees
  • Annie’s Playground Construction Volunteer
  • Special Olympics Maryland Volunteer