Meet Bernard “Skib” Skibinski
Bernard ‘Skib’ Skibinski settled in the Northern VA area in the late 1970s. He graduated from Mary Washington College in 1979 where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. After college, Skib spent 8.5 years in cancer research at Georgetown University and George Washington University Medical Center where he focused on histology, immunocytochemistry, and electron microscopy.
He returned to school and received a Master of Science in Physical Therapy and Community Health Education from Old Dominion University in 1989. Throughout his career as a physical therapist, he has worked with a variety of patients. His clinical background includes orthopedics, sports medicine, and geriatric patients. He has extensive experience with post-surgical patients – many following joint replacement surgeries. In February 1991, Skib won the Steve Rose Award for Excellence in Clinical Orthopedic Research.
Skib currently resides in Arlington, VA with his wife and two children. In his spare time he gives back to the community by coaching and assisting with youth sports. He enjoys all sports, cooking, travelling, politics, gardening and yard work.