In his spare time, Michael likes to: Play sports (especially baseball); cheer on the Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks; spend time with family and friends; and play with his golden retriever, “Sweetness,” who is named after Walter Payton.
After rocking his first year at Marquette University with a 3.95 GPA, Michael is ready to tackle his second year as an Exercise Physiology major and is a direct admit in Marquette’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. After taking an interest in biology during high school, Michael began looking into the healthcare field. He shadowed a physical therapist at the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute and decided to pursue this career because he wants “to inspire patients and make a difference in their lives” while thinking critically when assessing injuries. Through hard work, dedication, and communication, Michael hopes to be a successful physical therapist and potentially have his own practice. (more…)