Faculty and Staff

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Nicole Dawson, PT, Ph.D., GCS

Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 258A
Phone: 407-823-1863
Research Interests:
  • Non-pharmacological interventions for older adults
  • Predictors of successful and optimal aging
  • Risk factors for falls in older adults with cognitive impairment
  • Understanding the illness experience for individuals with dementia

David Fukuda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Division Head
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320R
Phone: 407-823-0442
Research Interests:
  • Performance-based testing methodologies
  • Exercise training and nutritional interventions in varying populations
  • Fatigue thresholds and metabolic responses to exercise
  • Martial arts and combat sports

William Hanney, PT, DPT, ATC, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 262
Phone: 407-823-0217
Research Interests:
  • Treatment Outcomes for patients with low back and neck pain
  • The influence of manual/manipulative therapy
  • Standardization of physical therapy interventions
  • Physical therapy practice patterns

L. Colby Mangum, Ph.D., MEd, LAT, ATC

Assistant Professor
Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science
Location: HPA II
Research Interests:
  • Lumbopelvic-Hip Complex Muscle Function
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging
  • Core Stability and Athletic Function
  • Innovative Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain, Patellofemoral Pain

Patrick Pabian, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS

Associate School Director - School of Kinesiology & Physical Therapy, Division Head & Program Director - Division of Physical therapy
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 256
Phone: 407-823-3457
Research Interests:
  • Interprofessional education and interprofessional practice
  • Contemporary issues in professional education
  • Strength and function recovery in post-surgical orthopedic interventions
  • Interventions and collaborative care in sports medicine

Carey Rothschild, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 260
Phone: 407-823-1439
Research Interests:
  • Conditions of the female athlete
  • Management of running-related injury
  • Pain science and education

James Sonne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 270
Phone: 407-823-4026
Research Interests:
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Animal Models
  • Immunohistology
  • Early Detection and Prevention
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Growth factors and neuron survival

Matt Stock, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 258
Phone: 407-823-0364
Research Interests:
  • Aging
  • Motor Unit Control
  • Neuromuscular Physiology
  • Strength Training
  • Fatigue

Jeffrey Stout, Ph.D.

Professor, School Director
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320M
Phone: 407-823-0211
Research Interests:
  • Validity and Reliability of Body Composition Assessment methodologies
  • Exercise training and nutritional interventions in varying populations
  • Fatigue thresholds and metabolic responses to exercise

Jennifer Tucker, PT, DPT, PCS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HPA I Room: 263
Phone: 407-823-3461
Research Interests:
  • Physical activity in children
  • Physical activity in children with special needs/chronic disease
  • Effective parent education
  • Service delivery models for pediatric physical therapy

Adam J. Wells, Ph.D., CSCS*D, SCYM(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Kinesiology
Location: Education Complex Room: 320J
Phone: 407-823-3906
Research Interests:
  • Supplements for performance and recovery
  • Inflammatory and immune responses to resistance exercise
  • Soccer performance