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Department of Physical Therapy
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People of Department of Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy has 9 full-time faculty and two full-time Staff. In addition, part-time facult,ystudent assistants and a part-time engineer support the program.

Core Faculty and Staff

Full-time Professors:

Kay Cerny, PhD, PT, KEMG, Department Chair, Program Director

Joyce M. Campbell, PhD, PT, ENMG, Electro Curriculum

Olfat Mohamed, PhD, PT, Graduate Advisor/Admission Officer

Full-time Associate Professors:

Jody Cormack, PT, DPT, MS Ed, NCS, Director of clinical education

George J. Beneck, PhD, PT, OCS, KEMG, Orthopedic Ccurriculum

Venilla Krishnan, PhD, PT, MIT, Biomechanics Curriculum

Full-time Lecturers:

Kristin DeMars, PT, DPT, NCS, Neurologic Curiculum

Jeffrey Rodrigues, PT, DPT, CCS, Acute and Cardiopulomanry Curriculum

James Buenaventura, DPT, CGFI, Director, PT@The Beach, Faculty Practice

Full-time Department Staff

Gloria Dacanay, BS, MBA, ASCII, Department Coordinator

Michelle Ramirez, BS, ASCI , Admissions and Clinical Education Coordinator

Associated Faculty

Faculty Early Retirement: Fall Semester:

Albert Russo, PhD

Full-time Lecturer:

Margaret Moyer, MA, RN, Anatomy Curriculum

Regular Part-time Lecturers

Runel Alanes, PT, DPT

Melissa Carmean, PT, DPT, CWT

Janelle Freshman,PT, DPT, OCS, CHT

Mark Muller, CPO, FAAOP

CJ O'Hern, PT, DPT, SCS, OCS

David Powers, PT, DPT, MBA

Noel Spina, PTm DPT, PCS, C/NDT

Nina Surber, PT, DPT, CVT, LSVTBT

Mary Wardell, PT, MS HCA, DPT, PCS, CSCS:

Student Assistants

Melinda Som

Jasmin Lace