Physical Therapy Faculty and Staff

 

Faculty


Dr. Saale
Blair Saale, PT, DPT
Interim Department Chair;
Program Director

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Soft Tissue Mobilization, Neuromuscular PT, Examination and Intervention, Neuropathology

 


Dr. Burley
Troy Burley, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

 


Dr. Cahanin
Richie Cahanin, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Musculoskeletal PT, Orthotics and Prosthetics

 


Dr. Jordan
Kelly Jordan, PT, DPT
Director of Clinical Education;
Assistant Professor


Pediatrics, Integumentary

 


Dr. McDermott
Heidi McDermott, PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Musculoskeletal PT

 


Dr. Warren
Preston Warren, PT, DPT, MD
Assistant Professor

Pathophysiology, Cardiopulmonary PT, Med Screening

 


Dr. White
Laura White PT, DScPT
Assistant Professor

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy

Geriatric Physical Therapy, PT Professional Development, PT Management, and Clinical Decision-making

 


Adjunct Faculty


Dr. Andrews
Tara Andrews, PT, DPT
Adjunct Instructor

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

 


Dr. Mayfield
Jocelyn Mayfield, PT, DPT, OTR
Adjunct Instructor

Pediatric Physical Therapy

 


Dr. Shokolenko
Inna Shokolenko, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences

Human Anatomy, Neuroscience

 


Dr. Thames
Cheryl Thames, PT, DPT
Adjunct Instructor

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy

 


Dr. Waldhelm
Andy Waldhelm, PT, PhD
Adjunct Instructor

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy,
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Orthopedics, Sports, Research Methods, Pathophysiology

 


Emeritus Faculty


Dr. Fell
Dennis Fell, PT, MD
Professor Emeritus

Pathophysiology & Neuroscience,
Neurology PT Examination & Intervention

 


Dr. Gray
Charles Gray, DPT
Associate Professor Emeritus

Anatomy, Functional Anatomy

 


Dr. Kennedy
Elizabeth 'Elisa' Kennedy, PT, PhD, PCS
Associate Professor Emeritus

Human Development, Pediatrics

 


Dr. Wall
James C. Wall, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Gait Analysis, Research

 


Visiting Faculty


Dr. Han
JinTae Han, PT PhD
Visiting International Professor 2016

From Kyungsung University Physical Therapy Dept
in Busan, South Korea

 


Dr. Kim
Dr. Kyoung Kim
Visiting International Professor 2012

From Daegu University Physical Therapy Program
in Daegu, South Korea

 


Staff


Jennifer Patterson
Jennifer Patterson
Coordinator, Admissions & Clinical Education

 


Angela Smith
Angela Smith
Secretary V