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Matthew Murphy, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Matthew Murphy joined Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences in January 2022 as an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Physical Therapy. He comes from 15 years of clinical practice in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy in the Binghamton area, many of which were served as clinic director. 

Murphy is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy, and specializes in the treatment and assessment of musculoskeletal and sport-related conditions.


  • DPT, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • BS, health and exercise physiology, Syracuse University

Research Interests

  • ACL rehabilitation
  • Motor learning and corrective exercise
  • Biomechanics related to sport
  • Nutritional impacts on musculoskeletal health

Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Functional movement assessment
  • ACL rehabilitation
  • Manual therapy

Teaching Interests

  • Orthopedics and musculoskeletal topics
  • Manual therapy
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Health and wellness
  • Clinic management and administration
  • Orthopedic physical therapy residency development