School of Health and Medical Sciences
Irene DeMasi

Irene De Masi, P.T., D.P.T

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education

My areas of interest are Professional Development, Experiential Learning and Community -Based Research initiatives
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Jillian Duff

Jillian M. Duff, PT, Ph.D., CAE

Assistant Professor

My research uses ergonomic & biomechanical principles to investigate & remediate risk of occupational related injury.
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George Kris

Kristiane W. George, PT, PhD, PCS

Assistant Professor

I have earned a Clinical Specialty Certification in Pediatrics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
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Michael LaFountainen 75

Michael F. LaFountaine, Ed.D., ATC

Associate Professor

My research focuses on neuroendocrine relationships in the cardiovascular system in traumatic neurological injuries.
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Catherine Maher

Catherine M. Maher, P.T., D.P.T., G.C.S.

Assistant Professor

My research interest are concentrated in the areas of postural control and balance in children, women and older adults.
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Professor Nair Physical Therapy

Preeti M. Nair, P.T., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

I investigate walking impairment in neurological populations and develop interventions that facilitate walking recovery.
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Howard J. Phillips, P.T., Ph.D., OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT

Associate Professor

I specialize in orthopedic manual physical therapy and my classes emphasize hands-on, clinical learning.
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Poulsen Department of Physical Therapy

Kim M. Poulsen, PT, DPT, PhD

Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair

My motto “Forever Forward” signifies our need to never accept status quo and always better ourselves.
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Doreen M. Stiskal, P.T., Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

As a physical therapist, my research focus is on how arthritis affects how children and adults move and function.
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Supporting Faculty
Genevieve P. Zipp, P.T., Ed.D.

Annette Kirchgessner, Ph.D.

Fortunato Battaglia M.D., Ph.D.

DPT Adjunct Faculty

Joseph Biland, PT, DPT
Joanna Borawski, PT, DPT
Patricia Carey, PT, DPT
Charles Curtis, PT, DPT
Lorene Cobb, PT, MS
Marcia Downer, PT, DPT
Graham Christene, PT, DPT
Panna Gelinas, PT, DPT
Linda Hsu, PhD
Stephen Kanter, PT, DPT, ATC
Allison Kellish, PT, DPT
Andrew LeBlanc, MS
Marie McAndrew, PT, MS
Liana Rabadi, PT, DPT
Michael Reiber, MD
Dennis Torre, PT, MA

Department Secretary:
Aleatha Joseph

(973) 275-2051

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