David Richards received his doctorate in physical therapy in 2011 from the University of Southern California. David went on to work at USC as clinical faculty, teaching in the graduate level physical therapy program as well as working as a physical therapist specializing in patient's with acute neurologic diagnoses. David received his clinical specialization in neurologic physical therapy (NCS) in 2014. In addition to his work at USC, David also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Chapman University teaching human anatomy lab from 2012-2016. A native of San Diego, when not teaching, David can be found body surfing along the Southern California coast or hiking in the local mountains with his family.