Clinical Associate Professor

Justine Dee is a practicing physical therapist; an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist; and a lymphedema therapist certified through the Lymphedema Association of North America. She is a founding member of the board of directors for the Vermont Lymphedema Network; Director of Physical Therapy Services for the New England Survivors of Torture and Trauma program; and co-owner and manager of Dee Physical Therapy, which has clinics in South Burlington, Hinesburg and Shelburne, Vt.


Did Clarification of Medicare Guidelines Change Outpatient Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Usage? A Retrospective Analysis. Dee J, Littenberg B. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2018.

Reliability of novice raters in using the movement system impairment approach to classify people with low back pain. Henry S, Van Dillen LR, Trombely A, Dee JM, Bunn JY. Manual Therapy. June 2012

Reliability of the movement system impairment classification schema for subgrouping people with low back pain. Henry SM, Van Dillen LR, Trombley AL, Dee JM, Bunn JY Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 2009: 39:A97.

Effects of resistance training on physical function in older disabled women with coronary heart disease. Martin Brochu1, Patrick Savage, Melinda Lee, Justine Dee, M. Elaine Cress, Eric T. Poehlman, Marc Tischler, Philip A. Ades. J Appl Physiol 92: 672-678, 2002 Vol. 92, Issue 2, 672-678, February 2002. (Abstract)

Determinants of disability in older coronary patients. AdesĀ  PA, Savage P, MS, . Tischler MD, Poehlman E, Dee JM, Niggel J, Am Heart J 143(1):151-156, 2002

Treatment of lateral epicondylitis comparing traditional exercise protocols with periscapular strengthening. 2001.

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
Justine Dee

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Treatment of chronic pain, addressing pain and functional loss in the victims of torture and trauma, low back pain, treatment of lymphedema


  • Currently enrolled in the Clinical and Translational Sciences Ph.D. Program at the University of Vermont
  • M.S.; University of Vermont
  • B.S., Physical Therapy; Northeastern University


Office Location:

310E Rowell Hall

Courses Taught

  • DPT 403 - Health Systems III - Business Management
  • DPT 406 - Exercise Science
  • DPT 410 - Fundamentals in Clinical Practice
  • DPT 421 - Musculoskeletal Management II