Dave Carpenter is the Chief Executive Officer of Minnesota Urology, the largest independent urology medical group in the upper midwest. In serving as a current member of the Board of Directors of LUGPA, Dave is privileged to offer his experience as a medical administrator and business leader.
Prior to arriving at Minnesota Urology, Dave spent nine years as the Chief Executive Officer of Physicians Neck and Back Clinics (PNBC), a Minnesota‐based medical practice specializing in the non‐operative treatment of chronic spinal disorders. Before PNBC, Dave was a co‐founder and Vice President of Prevention First, Inc., a healthcare solutions company offering programs to reduce workers’ compensation costs associated with back and upper extremity injuries.
Before arriving in Minnesota, Dave served eight years as a faculty member at the University of Florida College of Medicine. During his tenure at UF, Dave worked closely with the late Dr. Michael Pollock, PhD, and Arthur Jones, founder of Nautilus and MedX exercise/rehabilitation equipment, to develop international programs for the prevention and rehabilitation of chronic spinal disease. He has lectured and taught throughout the world in the area of resistance training and active spinal exercise rehabilitation and has authored and co‐authored more than 50 scientific articles.
Dave holds a Masters degree in Exercise Science from the University of Florida and is a certified facilitator of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. He and his wife Jenifer have a 26 year old twin daughter (Chloe) and son (Hudson). Dave enjoys golf, woodworking, relaxing in his hand‐built tree house overlooking the St. Croix River and caddying for his son.