All of the Beaumont Health Oncology Residency faculty members have advanced training in cancer rehabilitation. Several of the faculty members have achieved board certification as an oncology specialist while others have advanced certifications such as
lymphedema training. A large number of our faculty members have successfully published in peer reviewed medical journals in the area of cancer rehabilitation and are actively involved at the state and national level in oncology rehabilitation.
Chris Wilson PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS
Dr. Wilson is the Residency Director for the Beaumont Oncology Residency. He is a licensed physical therapist and is board certified in geriatric physical therapy. His clinical practice is in Geriatrics, Acute Care, and Oncology.
Chris is an Assistant Professor at Oakland University. He is active in clinical research in the areas of hospice/palliative care and chronic disease management and safe patient handling.
Chris received his Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy with a Graduate Certificate in Oncology Rehab at Oakland University, his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine with a Primary Care Certification, and his Master of Science
in Physical Therapy from Oakland University.
Chris is currently serving as the vice president of the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy (formerly the Oncology Section) of the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Wilson is has previously served on the Michigan Physical Therapy Association’s
Board of Directors.