Jean-Michel graduated in 1985 from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. In 2000 Jean-Michel completed his IAOM-US certification in Diagnostics and Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. He completed a MS in Sports Medicine – Exercise Physiology from Texas Tech University. In 2003, Jean-Michel completed his ScD in Physical Therapy from TTUHSC. He is a Professor of the Doctor of Science (ScD) Program in Physical Therapy at TTUHSC. He is the director of the IAOM-US Fellowship Program, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, and practices at University Medical Center in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Lubbock, Texas. He is full time faculty in the Doctor of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences program at Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas. Dr. Brismée has authored and co-authored research articles, book chapters, numerous international conference platform and poster presentations.