Dana graduated from Samuel Merritt University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2020. Since then he has received advanced certifications in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) and strength/conditioning training (CSCS). In graduate school Dana worked as a peer tutor and research assistant in Samuel Merritt’s Motion Analysis Research Center. He has assisted with the development and application of novel musculoskeletal and neuromuscular innovations such as individualized weighted vest training and superficial electromyography. His clinical interests include biomechanical assessments and interventions, accessible education strategies, and helping patients confidently move and feel better.
He graduated from Yale University, where he competed as a sprinter and long jumper on the track and field team for 4 years. In his spare time he enjoys exploring San Diego, going on hikes/bike rides, learning to surf, playing golf, and cooking.