Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Jeff  Houck

Jeff Houck, PT, PhD

Program Director, College of Allied Health

Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Health research
  • Biomechanics/3D motion analysis
  • Orthopedics and sports physical therapy
  • Foot and ankle problems
  • Psychosocial approaches to patient care
Daniel Kang

Daniel Kang, PT, DPT

Associate Dean of Interprofessional Education

Interim Dean, College of Allied Health

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Primary care
  • Orthopedics
  • Spinal injuries
  • Persistent pain
  • Cognitive function therapy
Ryan Jacobson

Ryan Jacobson, PT, DPT, PCS

Assistant Program Director, College of Allied Health

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Patient-reported outcomes
  • Orthotic decision making
  • Board-certified clinical specialist in pediatrics
Jeremy Hilliard

Jeremy Hilliard, PT, DPT

Director of Clinical Education

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedics
  • Higher education leadership
Tess Swake

Tess Swake, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Assistant Director of Clinical Education

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopaedic physical therapy
  • Manual therapy
Jason Brumitt

Jason Brumitt, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Sports injury epidemiology
  • Blood flow restriction training
Tyler Cuddeford

Tyler Cuddeford, PT, PhD

Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • 3D motion analysis and sports biomechanics
  • Running injuries
Becky Dobler

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute and critical care
Kim Eppen

Kim Eppen, PT, PhD, FAACVPR

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Health promotion and chronic disease management
Gabe Haberly

Gabe Haberly, PhD, CSCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Sport biomechanics
  • Exercise metabolism
Christen Johnson

Christen Johnson, PT, DPT, NCS

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurologic rehabilitation
Andrew Meszaros

Andrew Meszaros, PT, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuromechanics of human movement
  • Sensorimotor basis of injury and injury prevention
  • Wearables for rehabilitation
Bethany Nguyen

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Home health
  • Geriatrics
Li-Zandré Philbrook

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation / sports medicine
  • Neurological rehabilitation (Parkinson's disease)
  • Clinical education
  • Chronic pain
Jaydee Romick

Physical Therapist

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedics
  • Health and wellness
  • Nutrition
Lyndsay Stutzenberger

Lyndsay Stutzenberger, PT, DPT, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Areas of Expertise

  • Prevention exercise programs
  • Geriatrics

Staff

Mary Bickler

Mary Bickler

Program Coordinator

Samantha Skaggs

Samantha Skaggs

Administrative Assistant