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 Doctorate 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.