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University of Pittsburgh    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 12, 2024
 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SHRS Faculty


All SHRS Full time, Part time, Adjunct & Emeritus Faculty

Communication Science and Disorders

Health Information Management

Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy

Sports Medicine and Nutrition

 

Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Rehabilitation Science Undergrad Program


School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty

Communication Science and Disorders

Full time Faculty:

Christopher Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, Loyola University Chicago

cbrown1@pitt.edu

Ellen R. Cohn, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ecohn@pitt.edu

James L. Coyle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jcoyle@pitt.edu

Michael Walsh Dickey, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

mdickey@pitt.edu

Patrick J. Doyle, PhD, Associate Professor, Director Audiology & Speech Pathology Program & Associate Director for Research, GRECC, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

pdoyle@pitt.edu

Dawna Duff, PhD, Reg. CASLPO, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Iowa

dduff@pitt.edu 

William S. Evans, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, PhD, Boston University

Wie6@pitt.edu

Leah B. Helou, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Lbh7@pitt.edu

Katherine Joan Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

khill@pitt.edu

Paula Leslie, FRCSLT, CCC-SLP, Professor, PhD, University of Newcastle

pleslie@pitt.edu

Erin Lundblom, PhD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, PhD, Florida State University

lundblom@pitt.edu

Cheryl Messick, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Director of Clinical Education, PhD, Purdue University

cmessick@pitt.edu

Elaine Mormer, PhD, CCC-A, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

emormer@pitt.edu

Catherine Palmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Audiology at UPMC, PhD, Northwestern University

cvp@pitt.edu

Sheila Pratt, PhD, CCC-A, CCC-SLP, Professor, PhD, University of Iowa

spratt@pitt.edu

Bernard Rousseau, PhD, MMHC, CCC-SLP, Professor and Chair, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rousseau.csd@pitt.edu

Susan Shaiman, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

shaiman@pitt.edu

Janice Vance, PhD, Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Education in CSD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jvance@pitt.edu

Barbara Vento, PhD, CCC-A, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

barbv@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Jennifer Craig, MA, CCC-A, Clinical Instructor, MA, University of Pittsburgh

jen42craig@gmail.com

David Jedlicka, AuD, FAAA, Audiologist and Clinical Instructor, AuD, University of Pittsburgh

david.jedlicka@va.gov

Deborrah Johnston, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Clinical Instructor, AuD, Central Michigan University

djt10@pitt.edu

Virginia Milne, AuD, CCC-A, Audiologist and Clinical Instructor, AuD, Kent State University

milneva@upmc.edu

Reva Rossman, AuD, CCC-A, Audiologist and Clinical Instructor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

rossmanrn@upmc.edu

Jillyn Roxberg, MA, CCC-A, Audiologist and Clinical Instructor, MA, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

roxbergjj@upmc.edu

Katie Vellody, MA, CCC-A, Clinical Instructor, MA, Northern Illinois University

katie.vellody@pitt.edu

Lori Zitelli, AuD, CCC-A, Audiologist and Clinical Instructor, AuD, University of Pittsburgh

zitellild@upmc.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Geoffrey Fredericks, PhD, Staff Speech Pathologist VAPHS and Adjunct Assistant Professor, PhD, University of South Alabama

gef4@pitt.edu

Davida Fromm, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

fromm@andrew.cmu.edu

John Gilbert, PhD, Adjunct Professor, PhD, Purdue University

johnhvg@mail.ubc.ca

Judith Grayhack, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, PhD, Northwestern University

grayhackj@msn.com

Roxann Diez Gross, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

rdg1@pitt.edu

William D. Hula, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

William.Hula@va.gov

Christine Matthews, CScD, CCC-SLP; BCS-S, Adjunct Assistant Professor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh

Christine.matthews@va.gov

Neil J. Szuminsky, MS, Adjunct Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

compute@pitt.edu

Emeritus:

John Durrant, PhD, CCC-A, Professor Emeritus, PhD, Northwestern University

durrant@pitt.edu

Malcolm McNeil, PhD, CCC-SLP, Board Certified Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorder and Sciences, Distinguished Service Professor and Chair, PhD, University of Denver

mcneil@pitt.edu

Connie A. Tompkins, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANDCS, Professor, PhD, University of Washington

tompkins@pitt.edu

 

Health Information Management

Full time Faculty:

Mervat Abdelhak, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA, Chair of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

abdelhak@pitt.edu

Patricia Anania-Firouzan, MSIS, RHIA, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, MSIS, University of Pittsburgh

patti@pitt.edu

Dilhari DeAlmeida, PhD, RHIA, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

drd7@pitt.edu

Bambang Parmanto, PhD, Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

parmanto@pitt.edu

Kimberly Peterson, PhD, RHIA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, PhD University of Pittsburgh

kap141@pit.edu

Andi Saptono, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ans38@pitt.edu

Valerie Watzlaf, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA, Associate Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

valgeo@pitt.edu

Leming Zhou, DSc, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, DSc, PhD, The George Washington University

lzhou1@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Page Babbit, MHSA, RHIA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, MHSA, University of St. Francis

pbabbit@pitt.edu

Diane Frndak, PhD, MBA, PA-C, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

 diane.frndak@pitt.edu

Rebecca Maziarz, Esq., Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, JD, Duquesne University School of Law

rjm130@pitt.edu

Suzanne Paone, DHA, MBA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, DHA, University of Phoenix

spaone@pitt.edu 

William Thomson, MHA, MBA, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, MHA, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

wrt1@pitt.edu

August Turano, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

amt18@pitt.edu

Sharon Winters, MS, CTR, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, MS, University of Pittsburgh

sbw@pitt.edu 

Secondary:

Wesley Rohrer, III, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

wmrun@pitt.edu

Melissa Saul, MS, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, MS, Carnegie Mellon University

mis18@pitt.edu

Occupational Therapy

Full time Faculty:

Joanne Baird, PhD, OTR/L, FNAP, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jbaird1@pitt.edu 

Roxanna Bendixen, PhD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor & MS Program Director, PhD, University of Florida

bendixen@pitt.edu

Angela Caldwell, PhD, OTR/L, CLT Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

arl78@pitt.edu

Denise Chisholm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, Vice Chair, & MOT/OTD Program Director, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

dchishol@pitt.edu

Natalie Leland, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Massachusetts

nel24@pitt.edu

Ann Marsico, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Instructor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, & CRS-Coordinator of Clinical Education, CScD, University of Pittsburgh

amarsico@pitt.edu

Juleen Rodakowski, OTD, MS, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, OTD, University of Illinois at Chicago

jur17@pitt.edu

Amit Sethi, PhD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Florida

asethi@pitt.edu

Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM, Professor & Chair, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

skidmore@pitt.edu

Alyson Stover, MOT, JD, OTR/L, BCP Assistant Professor, JD, University of Pittsburgh

adstover@pitt.edu

Lauren Terhorst, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

lat15@pitt.edu

Pamela Toto, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, Associate Professor & CScD Program Director, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

pet3@pitt.edu

Jennifer White, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Instructor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh

jswhite@pitt.edu

Emeritus Faculty:

Margo B. Holm, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, ABDA, Professor Emerita, PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

mbholm@pitt.edu

Joan C. Rogers, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor Emeritus, PhD, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

jcr@pitt.edu

Physical Therapy

Full time Faculty:

Gustavo Almeida, PhD, PT, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

gja4@pitt.edu

Christopher G. Bise, PT, MS, DPT, OCS, Assistant Professor, MS, Boston University

cbise@pitt.edu

Allyn Bove, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor, DPT, Columbia University

Ams453@pitt.edu

Jennifer S. Brach, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jbrach@pitt.edu

George Carvell, PT, PhD, Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

gcarvell@pitt.edu

Wei-Neng Chuang, MS, PT, Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Wec12@pitt.edu

Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT, FAPTA, Dean, SHRS and Professor, PhD, Washington University

delitto@pitt.edu

Janet Freburger, PhD, PT, Virgina Commwealth University

janet_freburger@pitt.edu

Lynn Fitzgerald, DPT, Med, Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor, DPT, MGH Institute of Health Sciences

lfitzger@pitt.edu

G. Kelley Fitzgerald, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, SHRS and Professor, PhD, MCP/Hahnemann University

kfitzger@pitt.edu

Alexandra Gil, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

agil@pitt.edu

Tara Hankin, MS, PT, SCS, University of Pittsburgh

tarahankin@pitt.edu

Karthik Hariharan, PT, MS, Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

kvh4l@pitt.edu

Andrea Hergenroeder, PT, PhD, CCS, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

alocke@pitt.edu

Victoria Hornyak, PT, DPT, GCS, Assistant Professor, DPT, Temple University

vhornyak@pitt.edu

Linda Hough, MPH, Assistant Professor, MPH, University of Pittsburgh

hough1@pitt.edu

James Irrgang, PT, PhD, ATC, FAPTA, Professor and Chair Physical Therapy Department, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jirrgang@pitt.edu

Deborah Josbeno, PT, PhD, NCS, CSCS, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

daj11@pitt.edu

M. Kathleen Kelly, Vice Chair and Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy and Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kkelly21@pitt.edu

Andrew Lynch, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

adl45@pitt.edu

Christine McDonough, PhD, PT, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

ccm295@pitt.edu

Debora Miller, MBA, PT, FACHE, Associate Dean of Strategic Initiatives & Planning, SHRS, Vice Chair of Compliance & Administration and Associate Professor, Dept of Physical Therapy, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

Dlm27@pitt.edu

Charity Patterson, PhD, MPH, Professor, Director, Physical Therapy Data Center, University of South Carolina

cgp22@pitt.edu

Sara Piva, PhD, PT, Co-director of the Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

spiva@pitt.edu

Adam Popchak, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ajp64@pitt.edu

Michael J. Schneider, DC, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mjs5@pitt.edu

Patrick Sparto, PT, PhD, Co-Director and Associate Professor, DPT-PhD in Bio-Engineering Program, PhD, Ohio State University

psparto@pitt.edu

Joel Stevens, DC, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jms363@pitt.edu

Michael G. Timko, PT, MS,Co-Director and Instructor, Physical Therapy Post-Professional MS Program, Musculoskeletal Concentration, MS, University of Pittsburgh

mtimko@pitt.edu

Tara Ridge-Hankin, PT, DPT, Vice Chair and Director, Post Professional Education, University of Pittsburgh

tarahankin@pitt.edu

Jessie VanSwearingen, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jessievs@pitt.edu

David Wert, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

dmw29@pitt.edu

Susan Whitney, DPT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA , Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

whitney@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Ronna Delitto MS, PT, Assistant Professor, MS, Washington University

rdelitto@pitt.edu

Theresa Wubben, PT, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

tmw71@pitt.edu

Clinical Faculty:

Michele R Agostinelli, PT, OCS, MPT, University of Mobile

Mra62 @pitt.edu

Kelly Bossola, MSPT, University of Pittsburgh

Klb124@pitt.edu

Brian Caricato, MS, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT,  University of Pittsburgh

caricato@pitt.edu

Joni DiFonso, DPT,  Univeristy of Pittsburgh

JMD224@pitt.edu

Erin Dufort, DPT, OCS,  University of Pittsburgh

Erd31@pitt.edu

Keelan Enseki, MS, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, University of Pittsburgh

kenseki@pitt.edu

Patrick Garvey, MS,DPT,OCS, University of Pittsburgh

pmg17@pitt.edu

Amy Gisler, PT, MPT,  Duquesne University

amg200@pitt.edu

Jennifer McMahon, PT, DPT,  University of Pittsburgh

jam337@pitt.edu

Christy D. Neltner PT, DPT, NCS, ATC,  University of Pittsburgh

cad104@pitt.edu

Tracie Nguyen, PT, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

tan43@pitt.edu

Jennifer Ritter, PT,  Tuskegee Institute

jer138@pitt.edu

Barbara Schiavone, PT, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

bfs17@pitt.edu

Nathan Schomburg, PT, MPT, NCS, Duquesne University

nls44@pitt.edu

Christopher Venus, PT, MPT, NCS,  Duquesne University

cav36@pitt.edu

Kimberly Welk, PT, DPT,  University of Pittsburgh

kag133@pitt.edu

Hallie Zeleznik, PT, DPT, NCS,  Arcadia University

haz25@pitt.edu

Sports Medicine and Nutrition

Full-Time Faculty:

Amy Aggelou, PhD, LAT, ATC, Instructor and Director, Athletic Training Education Program, MA, University of North Carolina

aaggelou@pitt.edu

Katelyn Allison, PhD, Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Master of Science Program in Sports Medicine, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kaf14@pitt.edu

William Ankrom, MS, LAT, ATC, Instructor, Clinical Education Coordinator, Athletic Training Education Program, MS, University of Pittsburgh

ankromwk@pitt.edu

Andrea Beals, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN, Associate Professor, Associate Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL), PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kcrawfor@pitt.edu

Lori Cherok, PhD, RDN, LDN, CNSC, Instructor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, MS, University of Pittsburgh

lcherok@pitt.edu

Kevin Conley, PhD, ATC, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kconley@pitt.edu

Christopher Connaboy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director, Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, PhD, University of Edinburgh

connaboy@pitt.edu

Trisha Cousins, MS, RDN, LDN, CSO, Instructor and Clinical Coordinator for Coordinated Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics, MS, Case Western Reserve University

tcousins@pitt.edu

Matthew Darnell, PhD, RD, SCCC, CSSD, Assistant Professor and Director, Master of Science in Wellness and Human Performance, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

med30@pitt.edu

Judith Dodd, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

jdodd@pitt.edu

Shawn Flanagan, PhD, MHA, Assistant Professor, PhD, Ohio State University

sdf29@pitt.edu

Deborah Hutcheson, DCN, LDN, RDN, Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition and Director, Coordinated Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics Program, DCN, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

dhutches@pitt.edu

Courtenay Lewis, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Connecticut

dunnlew@pitt.edu

Mita Lovalekar, MBBS, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mital@pitt.edu

Qi Mi, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

qim3@pitt.edu

Mary Murray, EdD, ATC, Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Master of Science Program in Sports Medicine, EdD, Seton Hall University

mmurray1@pitt.edu

Samara Joy Nielsen, PhD, MDiv, Assistant Professorand Director, BS Nutrition Science, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

snielsen@pitt.edu

Bradley Nindl, PhD, FACSM, Professor and Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL), PhD, Pennsylvania State University

bnindl@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Jenee McGurgan, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

jlv43@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Lisa Auld, MS, NCC, LPC, Instructor, MS, California University of PA

lauld@athletics.pitt.edu

Robert Blanc, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, Ohio University

rblanc@athletics.pitt.edu

Brian Bonnar, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, Ohio University

bbonnar@athletics.pitt.edu

Shane Conley, PhD, PT, Clinical Instructor

Spc49@pitt.edu

Jennifer Csonka, MA, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MA, San Jose State University

jcsonka@athletics.pitt.edu

Rhob Evans, PhD, Professor, PhD, Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, UK

rwe2@pitt.edu

Katherine Fink, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, Seton Hall University

kfink@pitt.edu

Anne Marie Kuchera, MS, MA, RD, LPC, Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

kuchera@pitt.edu

Jessica Ann Magnu, MEd, RDN, LDN, Instructor, MEd, Penn State University

magnu@pitt.edu

Kathleen McCartney, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, University of Akron

kmccartney@athlewtics.pitt.edu

Ann Marie Porada, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, California University of PA

aporada@athletics.pitt.edu

Karl (Tony) Salesi, MA, ATC, PT, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MA, Miami University

tsalesi@athletics.pitt.edu

Dale Thornton, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

dthornton@athletics.pitt.edu

Kate Zirpoli, MS, ATC, Clinical Instructor, MS, Florida State University

kzirpoli@athhletics.pitt.edu

 

Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Emergency Medicine

Full time Faculty:

Nicole. M. Cecchini, BS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh

nmw29@pitt.edu

N. Alex Cutsumbis, BS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh

AlexCutsumbis@pitt.edu

John F. Pierce, NRP, Instructor, MBA, University of Phoenix

john.pierce@pitt.edu

Thomas E. Platt, EdD, NRP, Associate Professor and Vice Program Director -EdD, University of Pittsburgh

plattt@pitt.edu

Samuel Robert Seitz, M.Ed., RN, NRP, Assistant Professor, M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University

srsst48@pitt.edu

Walt Stoy, PhD, EMT-P, Professor and Director, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

stoy@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Amy Aaldenburg, BS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh, amyelisabeth41@gmail.com

Abdulmajeed al Mobrad, MD, JBEM, Instructor, MBBS, King Saud University, amobrad@ksu.edu.sa

Ahed Al Najjar, BS, Instructor,BS, Jordanian College of Nursing

Jihoon Baek, BS, Instructor-Emergency Medicine Program, BS, University of Pittsburgh, jib52@pitt.edu

Tim Bradley, Instructor

Callaway Clifton, Instructor, callawaycw@upmc.edu

John Chew, Instructor

Kelly Close, Instructor

Christie Hempfling, Instructor, crc86@pitt.edu

Phillip Dickinson, Instructor

John Englert, Instructor

Mary Beth Farah, Instructor

Karen Glass, Instructor, KEG74@pitt.edu

Don Goodman, Instructor, goodmandf@upmc.edu

Kayla Gordon, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh

Andrew Guzzo, MS, EMT-B,  Instructor, MS University of Pittsburgh, guzzoal@upmc.edu

Mike Kaplan  Instructor, MLK92@pitt.edu

Gene Komondor  Instructor

David Lacovey  Instructor, David.Lacovey@chp.edu

Nicholas Larochelle  Instructor

Tim Liedl  Instructor

Ed Marasco,  BS,Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, emarasco@pitt.edu

Gregg Margolis  Instructor

Robert McCaughan  Instructo

Thomas McElree  Instructor

William Miller  Instructor

Kylie Murray,  BS,  Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, kgm15@pitt.edu

Adam Palmer  Instructor

Daniel Patterson  Instructor

Larus Petersen  Instructor

Mark Pinchalk,  Instructor, pinchalkme@statmedevac.com

Sarah Potts, BS, Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, sep78@pitt.edu

Stuart Prunty  Instructor, pruntys@statmedevac.com

Myron Rickons  Instructor

Charles Roka  Instructor

Ron Roth  Instructor, rothrn@upmc.edu

Sheila Roth, Ph.D, EMT-B, Instructor,  University of Pittsburgh, sgr13@pitt.edu

Rebekah Sayre, BS, Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, sayrer@upmc.edu

Brian Spence  BS, Instructor, Colgate University, spenceb@statmedevac.com

Ron Stewart  Instructor

Joe Suyama,  Instructor, suyajx@upmc.edu

Dan Swayze,  Instructor,  dswayze@statmedevac.com

Olivia Tomec,  Instructor

Janet Traynor,  Instructor

Owen Traynor,  Instructor, traynorot@upmc.edu

James Upchurch,  Instructor

Know Walk,  Instructor, walkkt@upmc.edu

Charles Warner,  Instructor,  warnercw@upmc.edu

Steve Wirth, Instructor

Allan Wolfson,  Instructor,  wolfsonab@upmc.edu

Michael Yee,  Instructor, yeemd@statmedevac.com

Physician Assistant Studies

Full time Faculty:

Mary Allias, MPAS, PA-C, Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

mallias1@pitt.edu

David Beck, MPAS, PA-C, Academic Coordinator, MPAS, Saint Francis University

dbeck@pitt.edu 

Jason Hare, MPAS, PA-C, Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

jhare@pitt.edu

Emily Murphy, MPAS, Clinical Coordinator, MPAS, Saint Francis University

emurphy@pitt.edu

Deborah Opacic, EdD, PA-C, Program Director, EdD, Duquesne University

dopacic@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Martin Johns, MD, Medical Director, MD, Temple University

mjohns@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Alyssa Baker, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

alm302@pitt.edu

Emily Barker, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Gannon University

Emily.barker@chp.edu

Linda Bizzak, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Alderson Broaddus College

lindabizzak@gmail.com 

Matthew Cole, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, J.D., Duquesne University

matthewcole18@gmail.com

Danielle Corson, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Salus University

wagnerdm@upmc.edu

Angela Dively, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

amdst6@gmail.com

Adam Dulak, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, South University-Tampa

adulak10@gmail.com

Amanda Efinger, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

amandalaine24@gmail.com

Rosa Fannie, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPA, Duquesne University

rosafannie@msn.com

Ashley Firm, Pharm. D., Adjunct Faculty, Pharm.D., University of Pittsburgh

afirm60@gmail.com

Lauren Fusaro, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Duquesne University

jfusaro93@gmail.com

Jamie Hammond,  PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

jamiehammondpa@gmail.com

Chris Holland, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

goma1313@gmail.com

Eric Holtz, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

eahst19@gmail.com

Mary Honard, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPA, Duquesne University

mph49@pitt.edu

Alexis Joseph, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

arj45@pitt.edu

Danielle Kepics, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

kepicsdm@gmail.com

Sarah King, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Duquesne Universit

kings012@gmail.com

Melissa Kolowitz, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

mak381@pitt.edu

Debbie Kortyna, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Saint Francis University

deborahkortyna@gmail.com

Seth Kozlowski, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Salus University

Michael.seth.kozlowski@gmail.com 

Laura Kustaborder, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Florida

lkustaborder@me.com

Heather McHenry, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

mchenryhn@upmc.edu 

Kelly Mutsavage,  PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

kmutsavage@yahoo.com

Rachel November, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

rnj3@pitt.edu

Deborah Patterson, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Saint Francis University

dpx22@comcast.net 

Chad Peterson, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

petersonch@ph.upmc.edu

Benjamin Reynolds, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Seton Hall University

reynoldsbr@upmc.edu

Christine Rodgers, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Saint Francis University

cer51@pitt.edu

Megan Rose, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

rose.megan721@gmail.com

Lauren Taylor, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

laurentaylor1202@gmail.com

Diana Walton, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

waltondiana@gmail.com

James Worry, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, DHSc., Nova Southeastern University

worryj@gmail.com

Prosthetics & Orthotics

Full Time Faculty:

Goeran Fiedler, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI

gfiedler@pitt.edu

Sara Peterson, CPO, CFM, MBA, FAAOP, Instructor, Program Director Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics, MBA, Baker College of Graduate Studies

speterso@pitt.edu

Robert Maguire, BS, CP, CFo/L, Instructor, Point Park University

rom70@pitt.edu

Christopher Hovorka, CPO, CFM, MBA, FAAOP, Instructor,  PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

chovorka@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Drew Buffat, MS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

dsb30@pitt.edu 

Gavin Hassel, BS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

gavin@delatorreop.com 

Karl Hursey, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

kgh10@pitt.edu         

Melodee Hursey, MS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

mah235@pitt.edu

Jeffrey Kuhn, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

jak320@pitt.edu        

Peter Leimkuehler, BS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

peter@unionoandp.com         

Dennis Mantini, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

dam264@pitt.edu

Tavy Miller, BS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

TAM159@pitt.edu    

William Merletti, BS, CO, LO, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

wpm11@pitt.edu       

Kathryn Kopriva-Shipley, MS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

kks34@pitt.edu

Neil Slavkin, MS, Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh

jjp58@pitt.edu           

Tiffany Straub, BS, CPO, Adjunct Clinical, University of Pittsburgh

tds44@pitt.edu

Joyce Perrone, BS, Adjunct Clinical, University of Pittsburgh

joyce@fyi.net

 

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Full Time Faculty:

Kelly Beck, PhD, CRC, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kab277@pitt.edu

Jamie Kulzer, PhD, CRC, LPC, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

j.kulzer@pitt.edu

Roger Little, MS, Instructor, MS, Wright State University

rlittle@pitt.edu

Michael McCue, PhD, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology and Clinical & Translational Science Institute, Director of the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mmccue@pitt.edu

Tamara Pelleschi, BS, Instructor, BS, College Misericordia, Dallas, TX

tlp@pitt.edu

Michelle Schein, PhD, CRC, LPC, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

michelle.schein@pitt.edu

Secondary:

Carol Greco, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Virginia

grecocm@upmc.edu

Tad Gorske, PhD, Adjunct Professor, PhD, West Virginia University

tag13@pitt.edu

Kimberly Mathos, DO, MPH, Clinical Adjunct Instructor, DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

mathoskk2@upmc.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Patricia Costantini, MEd, LPC, RN, CRC, Assistant Adjunct Professor, MEd, University of Pittsburgh

patricia.costantini@pitt.edu

Heidi Fawber, MEd, LPC, CRC, Clinical Adjunct Instructor, MEd, University of Pittsburgh

heidifawber@hlfrehab.com

Paula Kauffman Oberly, MEd, LPC, NCC, Adjunct Faculty, MEd, Ohio University

KauffmanOberly@pitt.edu

Thomas Lathern Johns, MA, Adjunct Clinical Instructor  MA, University of Arkansas - Little Rock

thjohns@pa.gov

David Zak, MEd, LPC, CRC, Clinical Adjunct Instructor, MEd, University of Pittsburgh

zakrehab@comcast.net

Rehabilitation Technology

Full Time Faculty:

Sondra A. Balouris, PhD, MS, MPT, Director and Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Science, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

sab992@pitt.edu

David Brienza, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Virginia

dbrienza@pitt.edu

John J. Coltellaro, MS, Clinical Instructor, Center for Assistive Technology, MS, California State University, Sacramento

coltella@pitt.edu

Rosemarie Cooper, MS, Assistant Professor, Center for Assistive Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

cooperrm@pitt.edu

Rory A. Cooper, PhD, FISA-Paralyzed Veterans of America Chair and Distinguished Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

rcooper@pitt.edu

Theresa Crytzer, PT, DPT, ATP, Assistant Professor, Human Engineering Research Laboratory, DPT, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

tmc38@pitt.edu

Dan Ding, PhD, Director and Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong

dad5@pitt.edu

Daniel J. Fisher, MHA, Instructor, Assistant Chair for Administration and Operations, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MHA, University of Baylor

dfisher@pitt.edu

Mary Rohland Goldberg, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mrh35@pitt.edu

Patricia E. Karg, MS, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, Lehigh University, PA

tkarg@pitt.edu

Annmarie Kelleher, MS, OTR/L, ATP, CCRC, Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

akellehe@pitt.edu

Alicia Koontz, PhD, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

koontz@pitt.edu

Amy Lane, OTR/L, CDRS, Instructor, Center for Assistive Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

akl7@pitt.edu

Jonathan Pearlman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jlp46@pitt.edu

Mark Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP, Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education Program (RSTCE), PhD, University of Pittsburgh

schmeler@pitt.edu

Secondary:

Michael Boninger, MD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD University of Pittsburgh

boninger@pitt.edu

George Coulston, Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh

gcoulston@innovation.pitt.edu         

Larry Davis, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ledavis@pitt.edu        

Brad Dicianno, MD, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, University of Pittsburgh

dicianno@pitt.edu     

Katharine Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

khill@pitt.edu

John Horton, MD, Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, University of Pittsburgh

jah9@pitt.edu

Richard McGough, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, University of Pittsburgh

rm28@pitt.edu           

Michael Munin, MD, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, University of Pittsburgh

mcmunin@pitt.edu    

Mark Redfern, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mredfern@pitt.edu    

Richard Schulz, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

schulz@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Bruce Baker, MS, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, Semantic Compaction Systems

bbaker@pitt.edu 

Geoffrey Bardsley, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, NHS Tayside, United Kingdom

Geoff.bardsley@nhs.net        

Robert F. Barry, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

rbarry@pitt.edu

Gina Bertocci, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, Biomechanics at University of Louisville

gbertocci@louisville.edu

Kendra Betz, MS, Senior Lecturer, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, Department of Veterans Affairs

Kendra.Betz@va.gov  

Tasia Bobish, BS, OTR/L, Adjunct Professor, Center for Assistive Technology, BS, University of Pittsburgh

bobishtp@upmc.edu

David Boninger, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD University of Pittsburgh

dsb14@pitt.edu

Patrice Campbell, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

pbc15@pitt.edu 

Harvinder Singh Chhabra, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

drhschhabra@isiconline.org   

S. Allen Condeluci, BS, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, BS, University of Pittsburgh

sac44@pitt.edu

Robert V. Conti, BS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, BS, University of Pittsburgh

minspeak@sgi.net      

Kennerly Hite Digges, PhD, Adjunct Research Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Ricky D. Gibbs, MS, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

rickygibbs93@gmail.com 

Thomas Hemming, MS, Adjunct Lecturer, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Dennis Janisse, C.Ped, Adjunct Senior Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, C Ped, University of Pittsburgh

janisse@execpc.com

Andy Jinks, M.A., Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MA, University of Pittsburgh

jinkssa@upmc.edu     

Takeo Kanade, PhD, Adjunct Research Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

tk@cs.cmu.edu          

Annmarie Kelleher, MS, OTR/L, ATP, CCRC, Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

akelleher@pitt.edu

Jongbae Kim, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jbkim@pitt.edu          

Paul Kornblith, MD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, University of Pittsburgh

Melissa Kreutzberger, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

kreutzberger@atlanticbb.net  

Justin Laferrier, PhD, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

justinlaferrier@yahoo.com     

Arthur Mak, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Joseph Miller, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Joseph.adam.miller@us.army.mil      

Hisaichi Ohnabe, PhD, Adjunct Faculty Researcher, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ohnabeh@herlpitt.edu

Liza Ovington, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Liza0@msn.com        

Steven Patarcity, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Steve_patarcity@hotmail.com           

Michael Pramuka, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mxp1960@gmail.com

Charles Rhoads, PhD, Adjunct Research Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Rhoadesfamily2003@yahoo.com      

Cameron Riviere, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

camr@ri.cmu.edu       

Alan Ruckert, MS, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

awr21@pitt.edu         

Scott Shaw, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

sas282@pitt.edu        

Thomas Shearer, MS, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

tws31@pitt.edu         

Kristina Shesko, DPT, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

KShesko@dvbic.org`

Sean Shimada, PhD, Adjunct Research Associate, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

drs@davis.com                      

Aaron Souza PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

souzaPhd@yahoo.co 

Donald Spaeth, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

spaeth@pitt.edu         

Joseph Straatmann, MS, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

joseph.straatmann@pitt.edu  

Ellen Tovey, PT, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PT, University of Pittsburgh

Sally Trilli-Coll, DPT, Senior Lecturer, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

sat85@pitt.edu          

Linda Van Roosmalen, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

lvanroos@pitt.edu     

Lucas Henricus Vander Woude, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Kathryn Wallace, DPT, ATS, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

KatyWallace@connectti9me.net       

Jing Wang, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Jiw78@pitt.edu         

Jue Wang, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

juewang@pitt.edu     

George Zitnay, Phd, Adjunct Research Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

gzitnay@pitt.edu       

Emeritus Faculty:

Clifford Brubaker, PhD, Distinguished Service Professor, Faculty Emeritus, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

cliffb@pitt.edu

Douglas A. Hobson, PhD, Faculty Emeritus, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

dhobson@pitt.edu

Katherine D. Seelman, PhD, Faculty Emeritus, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kds31@pitt.edu

Raymond G. Burdett, PhD, Faculty Emeritus, PhD, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

rgb@pitt.edu

Emeritus Faculty:

Clifford Brubaker, PhD, Distinguished Service Professor, Faculty Emeritus, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

cliffb@pitt.edu

Raymond G. Burdett, PhD, Faculty Emeritus,  PhD, University of Pittsburgh

rgb@pitt.edu

Douglas A. Hobson, PhD, Faculty Emeritus, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

dhobson@pitt.edu

Katherine D. Seelman, PhD, Faculty Emeritus, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kds31@pitt.edu

Rehabilitation Sciences Undergrad Program

Adjunct Faculty:

David Harding, MPA, Adjunct Instructor, MPA, University of Pittsburgh

dharding@pitt.edu

David Thompson, DPT, GCS, CSCS, CCI, CDE, Adjunct Instructor, DPT, University of Incarnate Word

dat114@pitt.edu

Shaun Tomaszewski, MEd, BPhil, Adjunct Instructor, MEd, University of Pittsburgh, School of Education

sat92@pitt.edu

Theresa Wubben, DPT, PT, Adjunct Instructor, DPT, St. Louis University

Tmw71@pitt.edu

 



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