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Benjamin S. Boyd, PT, DPTSc

Benjamin S. Boyd, PT, DPTSc is an Associate Professor at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California, where he primarily teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Additionally, Ben has been teaching pain education and treatment content to health care practitioners for the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute (NOI) since 2013. He has worked as an outpatient Physical Therapist in multiple orthopedics, hospital-based, and private practice settings. Ben’s research emphasis is neuropathic pain, specifically focusing on the evaluation and treatment of mechanosensitivity of the nervous system associated with Diabetes Mellitus breast cancer treatments. Ben has a passion for understanding the complex and personal nature of pain experiences with the hope of helping alleviating suffering.