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2011-2012 University Catalog 
    
2011-2012 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapy


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Department Vision Statement

The vision of the Department of Physical Therapy is that graduates of the doctor of physical therapy program become healthcare professionals distinguished by leadership, innovation, and excellence in a dynamic and diverse global society.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy is to educate doctor of physical therapy students to practice autonomously within an evolving, complex, and diverse healthcare environment.

Department Learning Goals

  • Professional Practice: Graduates will use the best evidence to demonstrate reflective clinical decision making and skill performance in all aspects of patient/client management to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Practice Management: Graduates will be able to practice autonomously within an evolving, complex, and diverse healthcare environment.
  • Leadership: Graduates will be engaged in leadership activities tailored to meet their own goals for professional development.

Faculty

Marc Campolo
BS (Hunter College); MA (Adelphi University); PhD (Seton Hall University)
Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Phone 215.596.8681
E-mail: m.campol@usciences.edu

Kevin Cody
Professor Emeritus

Michelle E. Cohen
BA (Beaver College); MEd, PhD (Temple)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8540
E-mail: m.cohen@usciences.edu

Lisa Hoglund
BS, Certificate in PT (University of Michigan); PhD (Temple) 
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8541
E-mail: l.hoglun@usciences.edu

Therese E. Johnston
BA (University of Pennsylvania); MBA (St. Joseph’s University)
MSPT (Arcadia University); PhD (Temple University)
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8682
E-mail: t.johnston@usciences.edu

Carol A. Maritz
BA (Glassboro); Certificate in PT (Hahnemann); MS (St. Joseph’s); EdD (Nova Southwestern University)
APTA Board-Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Vice Chair, Department of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8683
E-mail: c.maritz@usciences.edu

Peter J. Miller
BS (New York); MHS (Washington); PhD (Temple)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
Phone: 215.596.8542
E-mail: p.miller@usciences.edu

Lora Packel
BA (Delaware); MSPT (Boston University), CCS
APTA Board-Certified Cardiovascular and  Pulmonary Specialist
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8678
E-mail: l.packel@usciences.edu

Gregory Thielman
BS, MSPT (Springfield College); EdD, ATC (Columbia University Teachers College)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8680
E-mail: g.thielm@usciences.edu

Susan F. Wainwright
BS, MPT, MS (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science); PhD (Temple University)
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Phone: 215.596.8724
E-mail: s.wainwr@usciences.edu

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