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Matt Dewald, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Matt Dewald

Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy* program

Department: Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: 712-279-5597
Email: Matt.Dewald@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Mayfair Campus, Room 109


  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), University of South Dakota
  • B.A., University of South Dakota
Matt Dewald


Dr. Dewald has taught courses in the Health Sciences and Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at Briar Cliff since 2016.  Prior to BCU, he served as a physical therapist at Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver, Color. His practice background includes sports and orthopedic physical therapy, and he is a certified orthopedic specialist with the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS). His service activities include working with young athletes, whether a local elementary running club or sideline coverage for area football games. Research and scholarship interests include preventing running injuries and dry needling, presenting information at the state level.

Dr. Dewald has a beautiful wife, Hannah, and a 2-year-old Daughter, Annika, and a baby boy due this winter. He enjoys his family, the outdoors and running!