Core Faculty

Denise Peters, PT, D.P.T., Ph.D.

Denise Peters

Associate Professor with Tenure and DPT Vice Chair

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Neural correlates of motor impairment and recovery post-stroke, gait rehabilitation and neuromechanics, structural neuroimaging. View profile >>


Reuben Escorpizo, PT, M.Sc., D.P.T.

Reuben Escorpizo

Clinical Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Understanding and examining disability in spinal cord injury, work rehabilitation and arthritis. View profile >>


Mathew Failla, PT, Ph.D., SCS

Mathew Failla

Associate Professor with Tenure

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Sports medicine, knee injury prevention and treatment, shoulder injury prevention and treatment. View profile >>


Rebecca Ouellette-Morton, PT, M.S., D.P.T

Rebecca Ouellette-Morton

Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Education

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Essential functions in physical therapy education, clinical education in physical therapy, strategies and functional outcomes for patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions. View profile >>


Elizabeth Sargent, PT, Sc.D., OCS

Elizabeth Sargent

Clinical Associate Professor

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Complex musculoskeletal patient management, kinesiology/biomechanics, pain neuroscience. View profile >>


Donna Smith, PT, D.P.T., NCS, GCS

Donna Smith

Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Aging, neurological movement impairments, mindfulness-based practices, meditation. View profile >>


Paula Smith, PT, M.A.S., D.P.T., GCS

Paula Smith

Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Education

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Analysis of structured clinical education in transition to workplace, service learning to engage student learning in geriatrics, leadership in D.P.T. education. View profile >>


Associate Faculty

Gary Mawe, Ph.D.

Victor May, Ph.D.

Anna Ricci, Ph.D.

Karen C. Westervelt, PT, ATC, NBC-HWC, Ph.D.

Emeriti Faculty

Samuel Feitelberg, PT, M.A., D.Sc., FAPTA

Jean Held, PT, Ed.D.

Sharon Henry, PT, Ph.D., ATC

Mary Moffroid, PT, Ph.D.

Leonie Nelson, PT, M.S., D.P.T.

Deborah O'Rourke, PT, Ph.D.

Brian V. Reed, PT, Ph.D.

Nancy Zimny, PT, M.S.