Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Executive Director, Tactical Sports Medicine, Associate Professor, Southern California University of Health Sciences

As Executive Director of <a href="" target="_hplink">Tactical Sports Medicine</a> at the <a href="" target="_hplink">Southern California University of Health Sciences</a>, Dr. Horrigan is leading a pilot program and health care research for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He is also an associate professor teaching musculoskeletal differential diagnosis to third-year chiropractic students, as well as various subjects in postgraduate sports medicine education. Dr. Horrigan continues his role as President of the Soft Tissue Center and evaluates complex cases on a part-time basis in private practice. With multiple board certifications, Dr. Horrigan brings a storied 25-year background divided between sports medicine and strength and conditioning. These specializations have given him a unique understanding of both performance and loss of performance, and how to maneuver effectively between the two. Widely regarded as an expert in his field, Dr. Horrigan is a frequent lecturer whose original peer-reviewed research, presentations and articles have been published extensively. He also lends his expertise to Hollywood, having served as the medical and/or athletic performance consultant on numerous films, including “The Hunger Games,” “The Matrix,” “Seabiscuit,” “Savages,” “Django Unchained,” “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” “Spider-Man 2,” “Things We Lost in the Fire,” “The Skeleton Key,” “Che: Part One,” “Che: Part Two,” “The Wolfman,” “The Lovely Bones,” and “Hateful Eight,” as well as being a medical consultant for the TV show “S.T.R.O.N.G.”