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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 22, 2024
 
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies 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

Physician Assistant Studies

Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Rehabilitation Science Undergrad Program


School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty

Communication Science and Disorders

Full time Faculty:

Hari M. Bharadwaj, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, Boston University

hari.bharadwaj@pitt.edu

Jason W. Bohland, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, Boston University

jwb103@pitt.edu

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

cbrown1@pitt.edu

Nicole E. Corbin, PhD, CCC-A, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

nec61@pitt.edu

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

jcoyle@pitt.edu

Mark DeRuiter, PhD, MBA, CCC-A, CCC-SLP, Professor, Director of the Clinical Doctoral Program, PhD, University of Minnesota

MND24@pitt.edu

Michael Walsh Dickey, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

mdickey@pitt.edu

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

wie6@pitt.edu

Leah Fabiano, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Director of PhD Program, PhD, Temple University

lcf36@pitt.edu

Kendrea Garand, PhD, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CBIS, CCRE, Associate Professor, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina

kgarand@pitt.edu   

Nancy M. Gauvin, EdD, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor and Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement, EdD, Nova Southeastern University

Nancy.Gauvin@pitt.edu

Amanda Hampton Wray, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, PhD, Purdue University

hamptonwray@pitt.edu

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

lbh7@pitt.edu

Katherine (Katya) J. Hill, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

khill@pitt.edu

Ali Lewandowski, MA, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Program in Communication Science, MA, University of Pittsburgh

AEL89@pitt.edu

Erin Lundblom, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Director of SLP Clinical Education, PhD, Florida State University

lundblom@pitt.edu

Elaine Mormer, PhD, CCC-A, Professor, Vice Chair of Clinical Education, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

emormer@pitt.edu

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

cvp@pitt.edu

Aravind Parthasarathy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Purdue University

aravind_partha@pitt.edu

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

spratt@pitt.edu

Melissa Ruscetta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Externship Coordinator for the Doctor of Audiology Program, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

melissaruscetta@pitt.edu

Leanne (Lea) J. Sayce, DPhil (Oxon), Research Assistant Professor, DPhil, University of Oxford

lea.sayce@pitt.edu

Sarah E. Wallace, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA-F, Professor, Director of Speech Language Pathology Program, PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Sarah.wallace@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Dana Ailes, AuD, CCC-A, Audiologist and Part-Time Instructor, AuD, A.T. Still University

DLA46@pitt.edu

Jillian Chapman, AuD, Audiologist and Part-Time Instructor, AuD, The Ohio State University

chapmanjl2@upmc.edu

Emily Kate Feibelman, AuD, Audiologist and Part-Time Instructor, AuD, University of Louisville

feibelmanek@upmc.edu

Taylor Hill Murray, AuD, Audiologist and Part-Time Instructor, AuD, University of Pittsburgh

TAH148@pitt.edu

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

david.jedlicka@va.gov

Erika Linkenheimer, AuD, Audiologist and Part-Time Instructor, AuD, Salus University

Esl56@pitt.edu

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

milneva@upmc.edu

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

roxbergjj@upmc.edu

Janice Vance, PhD, Part-Time Instructor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jvance@pitt.edu  

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

katie.vellody@pitt.edu

Meghan Wendelken, PhD, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist and Part-Time Instructor, PhD,The Pennsylvania State University

MEW295@pitt.edu

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

zitellild@upmc.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Carey Balaban, PhD, Professor of Otolaryngology in the School of Medicine, PhD, University of Chicago

CBALABAN@pitt.edu

Lucas Berenbrok, PharmD, MS, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

berenbro@pitt.edu  

Bharath Chandrasekaran, PhD, Professor and Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University, PhD, Purdue University

bharath.chandrasekaran@northwestern.edu  

Julie Fiez, PhD, Chair of the University of Pittsburgh Psychology Department and Adjunct Professor, PhD, Washington University

fiez@pitt.edu

Barry E. Hirsch, MD, Professor of Otolaryngology in the School of Medicine, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

bhirsch@pitt.edu

Jana Iverson, PhD, Professor in Department of Psychology, PhD, University of Chicago

jiverson@pitt.edu

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

William.Hula@va.gov

Jonas Johnson, MD, FACS, Chairman of Department of Otolaryngology and Adjunct Professor, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical Center

jonasj@pitt.edu

Srivatsun Sadagopan, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurobiology, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

vatsun@pitt.edu

Ervin Sejdic, PhD, Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, PhD, University of Western Ontario

esejdic@pitt.edu

Thanos Tzounopoulos, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Otolaryngology, Director of Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University

thanos@pitt.edu

Jeffrey Vipperman, PhD, Professor in Mechanical and Materials Science Engineering, PhD, Duke University

jsv@pitt.edu

Tessa Warren, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

tessa@pitt.edu

Emeritus Faculty:

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

Cheryl Messick, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor Emeritus, PhD, Purdue University

cmessick@pitt.edu

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

shaiman@pitt.edu  

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

barbv@pitt.edu

 

Health Information Management

Full time Faculty:

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

patti@pitt.edu

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

drd7@pitt.edu

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

parmanto@pitt.edu

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

kap141@pitt.edu

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

ans38@pitt.edu

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

lzhou1@pitt.edu

Yanshan Wang, PhD, FAMIA, Assistant Professor of Health Information Management, PhD, Korea University, 

yaw89@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

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

pbabbit@pitt.edu

Alaina Capanna, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

apc63@pitt.edu

Tania Lyon, PhD, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, PhD, Princeton University,

tlyon@pitt.edu

Denee Marasco, MBA, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, MBA, Robert Morris University

denee.marasco@chp.edu

Steve Moeini, PhD, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

ssm34@pitt.edu

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

spaone@pitt.edu 

Wayan Pulantara, PhD, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

pulantara@pitt.edu

Shireen, Thomas, BS, RHIA, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, BS, University of Pittsburgh

smt134@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

Michael Westfall, BSBA, Adjunct Instructor of Health Information Management, BA, University of Pittsburgh,

wcm23@pitt.edu

 

Occupational Therapy

Full time Faculty:

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

jbaird1@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 for Academic and Administrative Affairs, OTD Program Director, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

dchishol@pitt.edu

Emily Grattan, PhD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

esg39@pitt.edu

Cara Lekovitch, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Instructor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

Cal191@pitt.edu

Natalie Leland, PhD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, FGSA, Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research, PhD, University of Massachusetts,

nel24@pitt.edu

Ann Marsico, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

amarsico@pitt.edu

Erin Mathia, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, OTD Assistant Program Director, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

elm194@pitt.edu

Ketki Raina, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

kdr47@pitt.edu

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

jur17@pitt.edu

Amit Sethi, PhD, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, MS in OT Program Director, PhD, University of Florida,

asethi@pitt.edu

Elizabeth Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FACRM, Professor, Associate Dean of Research, SHRS, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

skidmore@pitt.edu

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

adstover@pitt.edu

Lauren Terhorst, PhD, Professor, Co-Director of the SHRS Rehabilitation Data Center, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

lat15@pitt.edu

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

pet3@pitt.edu

Kelsey Voltz-Poremba, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

klv28@pitt.edu

Jennifer White, CScD, MOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

jswhite@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Hadley, Dean, MOT, OTR/L, Adjunct Instructor, MOT, University of Pittsburgh,

hmd4@pitt.edu

Avital Isenberg, CScD, MS, OTR/L, Instructor, CScD, University of Pittsburgh,

Asi14@pitt.edu

Katie Mullen, MOT, OTR/L, Research Occupational Therapist and Adjunct Instructor, MOT, Chatham University, 

klm295@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:

Reivian Berrios Barillas, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, Marquette University

rbb40@pitt.edu

Christopher G. Bise, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

cbise@pitt.edu

Allyn Bove, PT, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

ams453@pitt.edu

Jennifer S. Brach, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development for SHRS, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jbrach@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

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

kfitzger@pitt.edu

Janet Freburger, PhD, PT, Virgina Commwealth University

janet_freburger@pitt.edu

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

agil@pitt.edu

Regan Harrell, PT, DPT, NCS, Assistant Professor, DPT, Duquesne University

Reh103@pitt.edu

Andrea Hergenroeder, PT, PhD, CCS, Associate Professor and Director, DPT Residential Program, PhD, University of Pittsburgh 

alocke@pitt.edu

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

vhornyak@pitt.edu

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

jirrgang@pitt.edu

Janet Jackson-Coty, PT, DPT, PCS, Associate Professor, DPT, Temple University

jmj99@pitt.edu  

Rick Joreitz PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, Assistant Professor, Pitt Athletics Physical Therapist, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

rej13@pitt.edu

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

daj11@pitt.edu

M. Kathleen Kelly, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kkelly21@pitt.edu

Samannaaz S. Khoja, PT, PhD Research Assistant Professor, PhD University of Pittsburgh

ssk21@pitt.edu

Brooke Klatt, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

bnk12@pitt.edu

Kara Kobal, PT, DPT, DHSc, PCS, ATC, Associate Professor, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

kara.kobal@pitt.edu

Michael T. Lebec, PT, MS, PhD, Professor, PhD, University of Arizona

mtl49@pitt.edu

Mark Malacarne, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

mark.malacarne@pitt.edu

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

ccm295@pitt.edu

Debora Miller, MBA, PT, FACHE, Vice Dean SHRS and Associate Professor, Dept of Physical Therapy, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

dlm27@pitt.edu

Elizabeth Narducci, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor, PhD, Kent State University

eln41@pitt.edu

Kim Nixon-Cave, PT, PhD, Professor and Director, DPT Hybrid Program, PhD, Temple University

kin15@pitt.edu

Charity G. Patterson, PhD, MSPH, Professor, Director, SHRS Data Center, University of South Carolina

cgp22@pitt.edu

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

spiva@pitt.edu

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

ajp64@pitt.edu

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

tarahankin@pitt.edu

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

mjs5@pitt.edu

Valerie Shuman, PT, DPT, GCS, Assistant Professor, DPT, Duke University 

vls40@pitt.edu

Patrick Sparto, PT, PhD, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, Professor and Co-Director, DPT-PhD in Bio-Engineering Program, PhD, Ohio State University 

psparto@pitt.edu

Andrew Sprague, PT, PhD, DPT, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Delaware

asprague@pitt.edu

Michael Timko PT, MS, FAAOMPT, Assistant Professor, Director of Post-Professional Musculoskeletal Education, MS, University of Pittsburgh

mtimko@pitt.edu

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

jessievs@pitt.edu

Bonnie Virag, PT, DPT, OCS, MA, ATC, Assistant Professor, DPT, University of Pittsburgh

bonnie.virag@pitt.edu     

David M Wert, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Vice Chair of Doctor of Physical Therapy Education, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

dmw29@pitt.edu

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

whitney@pitt.edu

Emeritus Faculty:

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

gcarvell@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

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

rdelitto@pitt.edu

Theresa Wubben, PT, MPM, Instructor, MPM, Carnegie Mellon University

tmw71@pitt.edu

Clinical Faculty:

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

mra62@pitt.edu

Erin Angelini, PT, DPT, SCS, Lebanon Valley College 

Era50@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, University of Pittsburgh

jmd224@pitt.edu

Erin Dufort, DPT, OCS, University of Pittsburgh

erd31@pitt.edu

Keelan Enseki, MS, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, 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, Chatham University

jam337@pitt.edu skalja@upmc.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, Assistant Professor and Director, Accelerated MS in Athletic Training, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

aaggelou@pitt.edu

Katelyn Allison, PhD, ACSM EP-C, Associate Professor, Master of Science in Sports Medicine, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kaf14@pitt.edu

William Ankrom, MS, LAT, ATC, Instructor and Clinical Education Coordinator, Accelerated MS in Athletic Training, MS, University of Pittsburgh

ankromwk@pitt.edu

Brittany Beatrice, MS, RD, LDN, Instructor, Dietitian Nutritionist Program and Nutrition Science Program, MS, University of Pittsburgh

bbeatrice@pitt.edu

Lori Cherok, PhD, RDN, LDN, Assistant Professor and Director, Nutrition Science Program, PhD, 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 and Director, Sports Medicine Track - Doctoral Program in Rehabilitation Science, PhD, University of Edinburgh, 

connaboy@pitt.edu

Trisha Cousins, EdD, RDN, LDN, Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Dietitian Nutritionist Program, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

tcousins@pitt.edu

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

med30@pitt.edu

Shelly DiCesaro, Associate Professor, Accelerated MS in Athletic Training, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

sfdicesaro@pitt.edu

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

sdf29@pitt.edu

Deborah Hutcheson, DCN, RDN, LDN, Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition and Director, Dietitian Nutritionist Program, DCN, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

dhutches@pitt.edu

Devin Kielur, DAT, LAT, ATC, Assistant Professor, Accelerated MS in Athletic Training, DAT, Indiana State University

dsk43@pitt.edu

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

mital@pitt.edu

Brian Martin, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, PhD, McMaster University

bjm135@pitt.edu

Mary Murray, EdD, ATC, Associate Professor and Director, Master of Science in Sports Medicine, EdD, Seton Hall University

mmurray1@pitt.edu

Bradley Nindl, PhD, FACSM, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition and Director, Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL), PhD, Pennsylvania State University

bnindl@pitt.edu

Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN, Instructor, Dietitian Nutritionist Program MS, University of Pittsburgh

cwp20@pitt.edu

Michelle Varnell, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor, Accelerated MS in Athletic Training, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

msv11@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

Jenee McGurgan, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Instructor, Dietiitian Nutritionist Program, MS, University of Pittsburgh

jlv43@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Tracy Bowman, EdD, RDN, LDN, Adjunct Instructor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

tab224@pitt.edu

Marc Christian, EdD, Clinical Instructor, EdD, University of Pennsylvania

mchristian@athletics.pitt.edu

Gary Christopher, MS, Clinical Instructor, MS, San Diego State

gchristopher@athletics.pitt.edu

Alan DeGennaro, MS, Clinical Instructor, MS, University of Tennessee

adegenna@andrew.cmu.edu

Mike DiBiasi, MS, RDN, LDN, CSSD, Adjunct Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

mid87@pitt.edu

Michael Dretsch, PhD, MAJ, MS, Adjunct Associate Professor, PhD, University of Hull, UK

dretschphd@gmail.com

Rhobert Evans, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, PhD, Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, UK

evansr@edc.pitt.edu

Kristin Grover, MS, RD, LDN, Adjunct Instructor, MS, University of Rhode Island  

kgrover@pitt.edu

Anthony Kontos, PhD, Secondary Faculty, PhD, Michigan State University

akontos@pitt.edu

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

kuchera@pitt.edu

Andrew Ledford, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, PhD, Princeton University

ledford@usna.edu

Ronald Matheny, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, PhD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center

ronald.w.matheny.civ@mail.mil

Meg Mayer-Costa, MS, RD, LDN, Adjunct Instructor, MS, Penn State University

mmm41@pitt.edu

Elizabeth Nagle, PhD, FACSM, Secondary Faculty, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

nagle@pitt.edu

Gert-Jan Pepping, PhD, MS Adjunct Instructor, PhD, University of Birmingham, UK

gert-jan.pepping@acu.edu.au

Ronald Poropatich, MD, Secondary Faculty, MD, Hahnemann University (Drexel University)

Rkp19@pitt.edu

Wayan Pulantara, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

pulantara@pitt.edu

Adam Sterczala, PhD, Secondary Faculty, PhD, University of Kansas

ajs355@pitt.edu

Carola Francisca van Eck, MD, PhD, Secondary Faculty, MD, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

cfv3@pitt.edu

 

Physician Assistant Studies

Full time Faculty:

Mary Allias, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, Director of Doctor of PA Studies Program and Assistant Professor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

mallias1@pitt.edu

David Beck, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, Chair and Associate Dean for Interprofessional Studies, SHRS, Associate Professor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

dbeck@pitt.edu

Amy Brown, MPH, MS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Amb520@pitt.edu

Christina Davis, MBA, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MPAS, Saint Francis University

Cmd180@pitt.edu

Rosa Fannie, MPA, PA-C, Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor, MPA, Duquesne University

Raf80@pitt.edu

Ashley Firm, Pharm D, Director of Student and Alumni Engagement and Assistant Professor, PharmD, University of Pittsburgh

Alf158@pitt.edu

Susan Graff, MS, Director of Medical Education Technology and Assistant Professor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Sgg16@pitt.edu

Jamie Hammond, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MPAS, Chatham University

Jlh300@pitt.eu

Jason Hare, MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Studies Program Director and Assistant Professor, MPAS, Chatham University

jhare@pitt.edu

Karthik Hariharan, PT, MS, Director of Human Anatomy and Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Kvh41@pitt.edu

Tara McSwigan, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MPAS, Saint Francis University

Tmm142@pitt.edu

Hayden Mulligan, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MS, East Carolina University

Fhm4@pitt.edu

Emily Murphy, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, Vice Chair for Professional Development and Continuing Education, and Assistant Professor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

emurphy@pitt.edu

Kathryn Reed, MS, PA-C, Vice Chair for Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement and Assistant Professor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Kjr34@pitt.edu

Christine Rodgers, MPAS, MPH, PA-C, Associate Director of the PA Studies Hybrid Program and Assistant Professor, MPAS, Saint Francis University

Cer51@pitt.edu

Lauren Taylor, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lmt65@pitt.edu

Dan Tolomeo, MS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Dvt11@pitt.edu

Antoinette Wilson, MMS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MMS, Wake Forest University

amw280@pitt.edu

Part-time Faculty:

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

mjohns@pitt.edu

Paul Phrampus, MD, Medical Director, MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School

mjohns@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Tina Aderemi-Ibitola, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Temple University

Aaa252@pitt.edu

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

Emily.barker@chp.edu

Alexandra Bartow, MBA, MSN, Adjunct Faculty, MBA, University of Pittsburgh

Alb618@pitt.edu

Erika Bassett, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

Eab164@pitt.edu

Chelsea Batko, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Gannon University

klinecl4@upmc.edu

Sondra Baumcratz, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPA, Duquesne University

Slb179@pitt.edu

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

lindabizzak@gmail.com 

Carolyn Bland, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Seton Hill University

Cab367@pitt.edu

Joshua Butler, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, DMSc, University of Lynchburg

Jnb92@pitt.edu

Raymond Carlson, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, DHSc, A.T. Still University

Rjc136@pitt.edu

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

Julia Dubis, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Duquesne University

dubisjm@upmc.edu

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

adulak10@gmail.com

Tammy Eaton, MSN, Adjunct Faculty, MSN, Carlow University

Tle16@pitt.edu

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

amandalaine24@gmail.com

Anthony Firetto, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MMS, Salus University

Amf210@pitt.edu

Andrew Foster, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Aef53@pitt.edu

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

jfusaro93@gmail.com

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

Mag373@pitt.edu

L. Carlos Gutierrez, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, DHSc, A.T. Still University

Lcg32@pitt.edu

Amy Haller, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Duquesne University

Alh272@pitt.edu

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

Samantha Kerin, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Slk103@pitt.edu

Laurel Kerr, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Lsk34@pitt.edu

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

deborahkortyna@gmail.com

Jason Kuchta, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jak390@pitt.edu

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

lkustaborder@me.com

Alexa Llewellyn, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Aml331@pitt.edu

Kristyn Lowery, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPA, Duquesne University

ksl63@pitt.edu

Hoa Luong, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Hol54@pitt.edu

Maura Lyle, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

Mcl114@pitt.edu

Morgan Matisko, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Mbm58@pitt.edu

Joan Mavrinac, MD, Adjunct Faculty, MD, Penn State University

Jmm504@pitt.edu

Danielle Meholic, DNAP, CRNA, Adjunct Faculty, DNAP, La Roche University

dms208@pitt.edu

Karen Miller, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Kam469@pitt.edu

Anikraza Momin, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

anikrazamomin@googlemail.com

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

Dipu Patel, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, DMSc, University of Lynchburg

Dip59@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

Eric Pippi, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

Ejp69@pitt.edu

Michael Pippi, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Map240@pitt.edu

Aimee Pirollo, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Alp267@pitt.edu

Rachel Poerschke, MSN, Adjunct Faculty, MSN, Frontier Nursing University  

Rep88@pitt.edu

Alyse Rettura, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Ayr6@pitt.edu

Stephanie Riffer, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Str59@pitt.edu

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

rose.megan721@gmail.com

Celeste Rovito, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Cer70@pitt.edu

Karlyn Rupert, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

Klr91@pitt.edu

Adrienne Scarpino, PA-C, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Aed80@pitt.edu

Jackie Smith, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

jackiesmith@pitt.edu

Sarah Turek, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Smt118@pitt.edu

Laura Wasil, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Lrw31@pitt.edu

Laura Whitcomb, PA-C, Adjunct Faculty, MPAS, Chatham University

Lew106@pitt.edu

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

worryj@gmail.com

 

Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Emergency Medicine

Full time Faculty:

Nicole M. Cecchini, BS, NRP, Associate Director of the EM Program, Instructor, Paramedic Education Program Director, 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 Associate Dean for Academic Partnerships, Associate Professor and Vice Chair Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, Director Emergency Medicine Program, 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, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

stoy@pitt.edu

Adjunct Faculty:

Abdulmajeed al Mobrad, MD, JBEM, Instructor, MBBS, King Saud University, 

amobrad@ksu.edu.sa

Ahed al Najjar, BSc, FAHA, MPH, DOHS, NREMT-PD, Instructor, BS, Jordanian College of Nursing,

najjarahed@gmail.com

William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, FACHE, Instructor, PhD, University of Colorado at Denver,

wka6@pitt.edu

Clifton Callaway, MD, PhD, Professor, University of California, San Diego, 

callawaycw@upmc.edu

Kelly Close, MD, MPH, Instructor, MD, University of Pittsburgh & UCLA Medical School; MPH, Yale University School of Medicine,

Kelly@closecentral.com

Christopher Dell, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

cmd172@pitt.edu

Philip Dickison, PhD, Instructor PhD, The Ohio State University,

pdickison@ncsbn.org

John Englert, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

englertjf2@upmc.edu

Hillary Gates, Instructor, MA, Central Michigan University,

hilary.gates@gmail.com

Karen Glass, BSN, RN, PHRN, CFRN, Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, 

KEG74@pitt.edu

Don Goodman, MBA, BS, Instructor, MBA, University of Pittsburgh; BS, Miami University-Oxford, Ohio, 

dfg5@pitt.edu

Andrew L. Guzzo, BS, NRP, CCEMT-P, FP-C, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

guzzoal@upmc.edu

Christie Hempfling, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh, 

crc86@pitt.edu

Jonathon Jenkins, BS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

jwj15@pitt.edu

David Johnson, MS, BA, Instructor, MS, Ohio University; BA, La Roche College,

dcj19@pitt.edu

Sarah Potts Johnson, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh, 

sep78@pitt.edu

Aryana Jones, VS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

AJJ42@pitt.edu

Michael Kaplan, Instructor, 

MLK92@pitt.edu

Eugene Komondor, MS, Instructor, MS, St. Vincent College,

komondor@pitt.edu

David LaCovey, BS, EMT-P, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

dcl16@pitt.edu

Nicole Macio, BS, NRP, University of Pittsburgh,

Macion2@upmc.edu

Edward R. Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P, Instructor, MPM, Carnegie Mellon University; BS, University of Pittsburgh,

EMarasco@pitt.edu

Gregg S. Margolis, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

gmargolis@nas.edu

Kerry McCans, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

kem189@pitt.edu

William Miller, PA-C, PHPE, Instructor, MHS, Drexel University,

wrm23wrk@hotmail.com

Kylie Murray, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

murraykg2@upmc.edu

Sylvia Owusu-Ansah, MD, Instructor, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,

ato13@pitt.edu

Paul Paris, MD, Instructor, MD, University of Pittsburgh,

pparis@pitt.edu

Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, Instructor, PhD, University of South Carolina,

pdp3@pitt.edu

Mark Pinchalk, MS, EMT-P, Instructor, MS, Carnegie Mellon University,

pinchalk@pitt.edu

Todd Plunkett, Instructor,

tplunkett@baldwinems.com

Stuart Prunty, BS, NRP, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

sprunty@pitt.edu

Ronald Roth, MD, Instructor, MD, University of Pittsburgh, 

rothrn@upmc.edu

Sheila Roth, PhD, EMT-B, Instructor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

sgr13@pitt.edu

Joshua Shulman, MD, Instructor, MD, University of Pittsburgh,

jas135@pitt.edu

Ron Stewart, MD, Instructor, MD Dalhousie University,

stewartrc2@upmc.edu

Robert Straw, BS, Instructor, University of Pittsburgh,

strawrj@upmc.edu

Joe Suyama, MD, Instructor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,

suyajx@upmc.edu

Dan Swayze, DrPH, MBA, MEMS, Instructor,

drs30@pitt.edu

Owen Traynor, MD, Instructor, MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine,

traynorot@upmc.edu

James Upchurch, MD, MA, Instructor, MD, University of Texas; MA, George Washington University,

upchurchmt@gmail.com

Charles Welsch, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

caw131@pitt.edu

Steve Wirth, JD, MS, Instructor, JD, Duquesne University School of Law; MS, Gannon University,

SRW39@pitt.edu

Douglas Wolfberg, JD, EMT, Instructor, Widener University School of Law,

dmw74@pitt.edu

Allan Wolfson, Instructor,

wolfsonab@upmc.edu

Michael Yee, BS, Instructor, BS, University of Pittsburgh,

yeemd@upmc.edu

 

Prosthetics & Orthotics

Full Time Faculty:

Helen Cochrane, MS, Program Director - Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics, Instructor, Clinical Methods in Orthotics and Prosthetics - Diploma, Prosthetic - Orthotic Technician - Diploma, University of Strathclyde - Glasgow, Scotland - Diploma,

hec65@pitt.edu

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

gfiedler@pitt.edu

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

rom70@pitt.edu

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

wpm11@pitt.edu       

Adjunct Faculty:

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, LPC, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kab277@pitt.edu

Laura Dietz, PhD, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

laura.dietz@pitt.edu

Quiana Golphin, PhD, LPC, NCC, Assistant Professor, PhD, Waynesburg University

quc2@pitt.edu

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

j.kulzer@pitt.edu

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

rlittle@pitt.edu

Eric Meyer, PhD, Professor & Director, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, PhD, SUNY-Binghamton (State University of New York)

ecm77@pitt.edu

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

tlp@pitt.edu

Michael Pramuka, PhD, CRC, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mip96@pitt.edu

Michelle Schein, PhD, CRC, LPC, Associate Professor and Associate Program Director for Education, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

michelle.schein@pitt.edu

Caitlin Trabert, MS, CRC, LPC, Instructor, MS, University of Pittsburgh

Caitlin.Trabert@pitt.edu

Secondary Faculty:

Alias, Mary. EdD, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, Assistant Professor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

mallias1@pitt.edu

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

grecocm@upmc.edu

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

mathoskk2@upmc.edu

Channing Moreland, EdD, LPC, NCC, Clinical Assistant Professor, EdD, Point Park University

clmoreland@pitt.edu

Emeritus Faculty:

Michael McCue, PhD, Professor, Faculty Emeritus, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mmccue@pitt.edu

 

Rehabilitation Technology

Full Time Faculty:

David Brienza, PhD, Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, 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

Rory A. Cooper, PhD, FISA-Paralyzed Veterans of America Distinguished Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology; Associate Dean for Inclusion and Director of Human Engineering Research Labs, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

rcooper@pitt.edu

Rosemarie Cooper, MPT, Associate Professor, Associate Director for Stakeholder Engagement (HERL), MS, University of Pittsburgh

cooperrm@pitt.edu

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

dad5@pitt.edu

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

dfisher@pitt.edu

Mary Rohland Goldberg, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Technology Program, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

mrh35@pitt.edu

Rachel Hibbs, DPT, APT, Assistant Professor, Director of Continuing Education (RSTCE), DPT University of Pittsburgh

Rachel.hibbs@pitt.edu

Patricia E. Karg, MS, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, University of Virginia

tkarg@pitt.edu

Alicia Koontz, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology & Human Engineering Research Labs, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

koontz@pitt.edu

Amy Lane, OTR/L, CDRS, Instructor, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology and Center for Assistive Technology, MS, University of Pittsburgh

akl7@pitt.edu

Jonathan Pearlman, PhD, Department Chair, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jlp46@pitt.edu

Mark Schmeler, PhD, OTR/L, ATP, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education & Training, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

schmeler@pitt.edu

Secondary Faculty: 

Michael Boninger, MD, Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, The Ohio State University

boninger@pitt.edu

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

dicianno@pitt.edu      

Adjunct Faculty:

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, University of the Pacific, Department of Veterans Affairs

Kendra.Betz@va.gov  

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

drhschhabra@isiconline.org    

S. Allen Condeluci, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, 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

Jonathan Duvall, PhD, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

jonathan.duvall@pitt.edu

Dennis Janisse, C.Ped, Adjunct Senior Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, C Ped, Ball State University

janisse@execpc.com

Deepan Kamaraj, MD, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

dck20@pitt.edu

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

tk@cs.cmu.edu           

Paul Kornblith, MD, Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MD, Jefferson Medical College

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      

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            

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

Rhoadesfamily2003@yahoo.com       

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

awr21@pitt.edu          

Rebecca Russell, PT, DPT, ATP, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, PhD, University of Pittsburgh,

rmr55@pitt.edu

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

tws31@pitt.edu          

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

drs@davis.com                       

Joseph Straatmann, OTD, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Rehabilitation Science & Technology, MS, Belmont University

joseph.straatmann@pitt.edu   

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

lvanroos@pitt.edu      

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

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

 

Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences

Matthew Berwick, MA, Point Park University

MSB119@pitt.edu

Sean Crandell, DPT, Chatham University

SSC24@pitt.edu

Bridget M. Deasy, PhD, Adjunct Instructor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

bmdeasy@pitt.edu

Michael J. Deem, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame

mdeem@pitt.edu

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

dharding@pitt.edu

Pamela Nutt, MOT, OTR/L, Adjunct Instructor, MOT, University of Pittsburgh

PMN20@pitt.edu

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

dat114@pitt.edu

Sarah Wagner, EdD, Adjunct Instructor, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

SEWST29@pitt.edu

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

wec12@pitt.edu

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

kconley@pitt.edu

Jason Hare, MPAS, PA-C, Assistant Professor, MPAS, University of Pittsburgh

jhare@pitt.edu

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

kvh4@pitt.edu

M. Kathleen Kelly, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

kkelly21@pitt.edu

Michelle Varnell, PhD, ATC, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

msv11@pitt.edu

Caitlin Ann Cheruka, MSc, Adjunct Instructor, MSc, University of Pittsburgh

CAC328@pitt.edu

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

rdelitto@pitt.edu

Sarah Laughlin, PhD, I Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

SFL5@pitt.edu

N. Alex Cutsumbis, B.S., Instructor, B.S., University of Pittsburgh

nac86@pitt.edu

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

john.pierce@pitt.edu

Thomas E. Platt, EdD, NRP, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Director, Emergency Medicine Program, Associate Dean for Academic Partnerships, Program Director, Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Science, EdD, University of Pittsburgh

plattt@pitt.edu

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

gcarvell@pitt.edu



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