Faculty

Joseph PH Black, PhD View Instructor Details

As Senior Vice President for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Dr Black provided leadership for APTA's Education Division, including the Departments of Accreditation, Physical Therapy Education (PT/PTA), Professional Development, and Specialist Certification.  

William Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Wrote the books entitled: Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage, & Examination in Physical Therapy Practice: Screening for Medical Disease.

Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Wrote the book entitled: Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Jonathan Cooperman, PT, DPT, MS, JD View Instructor Details

Dr. Cooperman is a past Chair, Ethics and Judicial Committee of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He is a former (2003-2008) advisor to the American Medical Association’s coding process (RUC/HCPAC Committee).  

Carl DeRosa, PT, PhD, DPT, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Dr DeRosa is a Professor of the Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University and co-owner of DeRosa Physical Therapy in Flagstaff, Arizona. He was the Chair of the Program for 17 years, and one of the three founders of the physical therapy program at that institution. He has received several awards from the university in recognition of his outstanding teaching.  

Helene Fearon, PT, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Partner in Fearon & Levine, a national consulting firm focusing on practice management and payment with expertise in the areas of documentation, coding, billing, and compliance.

Tim Fearon, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT View Instructor Details

Owns & practices in Fearon Physical Therapy which primarily focuses on orthopedic manual treatments

Jody Shapiro Frost, PT, DPT, PhD View Instructor Details

Lead Academic Affairs Specialist and Program Director for the Education Leadership Institute (ELI) Fellowship and served as Director of the Department of Academic/Clinical Education Affairs at the APTA

Jennifer Gamboa, PT, DPT, OCS View Instructor Details

President of Body Dynamics – a multi-disciplinary physical therapy and wellness center and FitTest Solutions – software for annual PT examination/intervention 

Andrew Guccione, PT, PhD, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Integral person in the development of the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice

Katherine Harris, PT, PhD View Instructor Details

Author of the book entitled: Integumentary Essentials: Applying the Preferred Physical Therapist Practice Patterns

Donald J Hobart, PhD View Instructor Details

Maryland Physical Therapy Alumni Association endowed the Donald J. Hobart scholarship.

Reed Humphrey, PT, PhD View Instructor Details

Directs the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science in the College of Health Professions & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Montana

Steve Levine, PT, DPT, MSHA, FAPTA View Instructor Details

Partner in Fearon & Levine, a national consulting firm focusing on practice management and payment with expertise in the areas of documentation, coding, billing, and compliance.

Greg Marchetti, PT, PhD View Instructor Details

Greg Marchetti is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Duquesne University. Dr. Marchetti earned an entry level Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. After 17 years of clinical practice in diverse settings, he obtained a Ph.D. in epidemiology with an emphasis in non-communicable disease from the ...


Lynn McKinnis, PT View Instructor Details

Lynn became Pennsylvania’s first Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 1989, and authored the books entitled: Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging & Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook: A Guide for the Primary Practitioner

Karen Mueller, PT, PhD, DPT View Instructor Details

Dr Mueller currently serves as the Chair of the American Physical Therapy Association Oncology Section Hospice and Palliative Care Special Interest group and authored the book entitled: Communication from the Inside Out

Julie Ries, PT, PhD View Instructor Details

Dr. Julie D. Ries, PT, has extensive physical therapy clinical experience in acute care, home care, and neurological rehabilitation. She is an Associate Professor at Marymount University in Arlington, VA and continues to be active in regular clinical practice. She has a BS in PT from Quinnipiac College, an MA in Education & Human Development from George Washington University, and a PhD in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.

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Ron William Scott, PT, EdD, MS, JD, LLM, MSBA, OCS View Instructor Details

Physical therapist/lawyer has authored 13 texts and 125 articles, most recently Legal, Ethical and Practical Aspects of Patient Care Documentation


Rita Wong, PT, EdD View Instructor Details

Professor of physical therapy and assistant dean for graduate and professional studies at Marymount University