William  Scogin
Assistant Professor
School of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
2159 CHS Building 2

William “Will” Scogin joined Samford University's faculty from physical therapy clinical practice. He worked as a physical therapist in both travel and permanent capacities in Alaska and California before settling down in Birmingham, Alabama. His clinical interests have focused on orthopedics, chronic pain, manual therapy and sports-related injuries. While working in the clinic, Will completed a Doctor of Science degree with a dissertation entitled “Using Surface Anatomy to Improve Orthopedic Differential Diagnosis.” Will lives in Birmingham with his wife, Tara, and son, Henry.

Degrees and Certificates

  • ScD , physical therapy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • DPT, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • BS, chemical engineering, The University of Alabama
  • Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists
  • Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine- US


  • Orthopedics
  • Manual therapy
  • Surface anatomy

Involvement/Professional Societies

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section Member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, Member