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Steve Tepper, PT, PhD

Dr. Tepper received his BS in Physical Therapy and a PhD in Experimental Pathology from the University of Maryland. He taught in the PT program at University of Maryland for 12 years and then spent 13 years at Shenandoah University, where he was a professor and Director of the entry-level and transitional DPT programs. His specialty areas include endurance testing, differential diagnosis of endurance impairments, and the effects of exercise training on disease or the prevention of disease. Dr. Tepper has authored numerous chapters and peer reviewed journal articles.  His professional highlights include President of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section of the APTA, Task Force Member on Clinical Practice Guidelines III for the APTA, recipient of the Cardiopulmonary Sections Linda Crane Merit Award, University of Maryland Alumnus of the Year 2003, and Robert C. Bartlett Award for Innovation in Fundraising from the Foundation for Physical Therapy, 2005. Dr. Tepper has a passion for teaching.


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