Andy Beltz, PT, DPT, is passionate about using dizziness neuroscience education to help individuals find relief from dizziness. He loves teaching things he has learned since his training began in 2000 with a three-year mentorship by a local ENT and Audiologist. At that time, he also attended and passed two of Dr. Herdman’s advanced competency vestibular courses at Emory University (Vestibular Rehab and Vestibular Function Test Interpretation and Application to Rehabilitation). Since then, he has continued to grow in his knowledge through online and onsite learning opportunities. Dr. Beltz recently passed the international online vestibular diploma course offered through the Audiology Vestibular International Science Academy and earned his clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy through Arcadia University in 2021. He has worked to create simplified learning experiences for other health care providers and has provided over 45 continuing education courses since 2003. He has specialized in helping thousands of clients battle disorders causing dizziness at the Aultman Health Foundation in Canton, Ohio where he has used infrared lenses (a device used to study eye movements in the dark) since 2001. He has been a vestibular specialty clinical instructor/capstone supervisor for 25 PT students in the outpatient setting. He leads a vestibular rehab observation program that has served over 80 Medical Residents. As the principal investigator of his current clinical trial, he has enrolled over 245 clients in his diagnostic accuracy study comparing room light and fixation blocked vestibular tests. He is a mentor for a concussion study being conducted by one of his peers, served as the chair of Aultman’s Research Council, and is an adjunct faculty member for Aultman’s Research Academy and Tufts University. Dr. Beltz graduated from Bowling Green State University in consortium with The Medical College of Ohio (now University of Toledo) with his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1999 and clinical Doctorate from Arcadia University in 2021. He began working in acute care at Aultman in November of 1999 and has practiced vestibular rehab in all therapy settings. Andy recently received the Ohio Physical Therapy Association's Outstanding Physical Therapist Award, Ohio University's Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award, and The Ohio State University's Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award. He was nominated by his hospital for the Ohio Hospital Association's Health Care worker of the Year Award.He has been a member of the APTA since 1997. Check out his course reviews from 170 different class attendees here. Check out his Curriculum Vitae here.