Danny McMillian

Clinical Associate Professor

DSc, Physical Therapy-Sports Medicine, Baylor University, 2003
MPT, Baylor University, 1991
BA, English, U-Texas at San Antonio, 1989
Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, 1998
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 1998
Joined Puget Sound faculty in 2009


Dr. McMillian is responsible for instruction on therapeutic exercise, gait, the foot and ankle, and an advanced elective in sports medicine. He also serves as a clinical instructor in the program’s on-site clinic. A retired army officer, he has many years of experience as an orthopedic-sports clinician in a variety of primary care settings. In addition to his role as a PT, he developed doctrine and training programs in physical fitness and human performance for the U.S. military. His research interests include injury risk screening and the effect of psychosocial factors in rehabilitation. Recent publications include a textbook chapter, Kinetic Chain Applications in Functional Movement, in the 4th Edition (2017) of Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function.