Physical Therapy

MICHAEL MEURRIER, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Michael Meurrier, PT, DPT, OCS, currently serves as a physical therapist for the Division of Student Health and Athletics. Meurrier came to Ole Miss in 2005 to help implement physical therapy services on the Oxford campus. Initially, his patients consisted of faculty, staff, and students, and in 2006 he became involved in assisting the initial stages of post-operative rehabilitation with Ole Miss student-athletes.

His day-to-day responsibilities include: collaborating with athletic trainers on post-op athletes, treating patients affiliated with Ole Miss, supervising practicum students, as well as serving as a clinical instructor for the University of Mississippi Medical Center Physical Therapy Department. Meurrier also speaks to various classes on campus on topics related to the profession of physical therapy.

Meurrier earned his B.S. degree in psychology from Mississippi College in 2000. He received his master's in physical therapy in 2003. In 2004, he earned the CSCS from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He then completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. In 2012, he earned the Orthopedic Certification Specialty (OCS) from the American Physical Therapy Association and was also named the University of Mississippi Overall Staff Member of the Year.

From 2003-2005, Meurrier was a staff physical therapist at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Pavilion. He worked closely with physicians, residents, and therapists at the University Medical Center. He was in charge of performance improvement while also serving as a clinical instructor for the Physical Therapy Department.

Meurrier is married to the former Meredith McCormack of Batesville, Mississippi. They have three children, Myla, Selah, and Ramsey. In his spare time, Meurrier enjoys reading, spending time with his girls, teaching, and serving in his church.

MICHAEL BROWN, DPT
Physical Therapist

Michael Brown, DPT, SCS, currently serves as a physical therapist for the Division of Student Health and Athletics. Brown, a Clinton native, joined the Ole Miss staff in January of 2015 to provide care to Ole Miss faculty, staff, students, and student-athletes.

Brown earned his bachelor's degree in urban studies with a planning and design concentration from Stanford University in 2007. Following time working for Duvall Decker Architects and serving as a soccer coach for several entities, he completed his doctorate of physical therapy in 2013 from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC ). Upon graduation, Brown completed a sports physical therapy residency at UMMC in 2013-2014. In August 2014, he interned with the New Orleans Saints physical therapy program. He then worked at the University Physicians Pavilion on UMMC's campus in 2014-2015. Brown also received his Sports Clinical Specialist Certification (SCS) in 2015.

Brown enjoys the outdoors, movies, and coaching soccer in his free time.

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