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Morris Beato, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS

Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 255A
Phone: 407-823-1864
Areas of Specialty:
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Neuromotor Interventions for Neurologic Conditions
  • Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

Nicole Dawson, PT, Ph.D., GCS

Associate Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 258A
Phone: 407-823-1863
Areas of Specialty:
  • 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

Jacqueline Flores-Otero, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anatomy
Physical Therapy
Location: HS II Room: 262
Phone: 407-823-0812
Areas of Specialty:
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Auditory and Visual Sensory systems
  • Neuro-Oncology Research (Ocular Cancer and Perineural Invasion in Prostate Cancer)
  • Endocannabinoids as Therapeutic Agents for Cancer

Samantha Fraley, MA

Academic Support Coordinator II
Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 256
Phone: 407-823-3462

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

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Division Chair
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 259
Phone: 407-823-0217
Areas of Specialty:
  • 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

Sheila Klausner, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Practice
Physical Therapy
Location: Health Center & Pharmacy Room: 114
Phone: 407-823-0377
Areas of Specialty:
  • Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Post-surgical Management of Orthopedic Injuries
  • Optimal Performance in Athletic Care

Samantha Mundell, MEd

Manager of Academic Support Services
Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 256B
Phone: 407-823-6026

Laurie Neely, PT, DPT, NCS

Assistant Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education
Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 261
Areas of Specialty:
  • Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Patient Care
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Education Outcomes
  • Management of Medically Complex Patients

Liana Perez-Hernandez

Medical Secretary II
Physical Therapy

Randi Richardson, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Practice
Physical Therapy
Location: Health Center & Pharmacy Suite: 114
Phone: 407-823-0377
Areas of Specialty:
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Physical Therapy

Carey Rothschild, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS

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

Matt Stock, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 258
Phone: 407-823-0364
Areas of Specialty:
  • Strength Training
  • Aging
  • Muscle Disuse

Jennifer Tucker, PT, DPT, PCS

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

Abigail Wilson, PT, DPT, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Exercise Physiology & Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy
Location: HS I Room: 271
Areas of Specialty:
  • Quantitative Sensory Testing
  • Mechanisms of Rehabilitation Interventions for Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Treatment Stratification by Underlying Mechanism
  • Pain Phenotypes

Part Time Faculty

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Steven Balogh
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Stephanie Bernardo
Adjunct Faculty
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Olivia Berry
Neurological Physical Therapy Resident
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Peter Buffington
Adjunct Faculty
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Kristen Cezat
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Sally Darlin
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Christine Davidson
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Charissa Doerger
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Jose A. Dominguez
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Jamie Dyson
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Cole Galloway
Courtesy Professor
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Rachel Gonzalez
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Tara Granada
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Eric Greeno
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Uzair Hammad
Neurologic Physical Therapy Resident
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Katie Hoffmann
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Erin Jones
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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David Nitti
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Rod Olson
Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor
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Karis Zbaraschuk
Adjunct Faculty

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